The Kheshorter: Indigenous Karen’s Community Forest

To mark the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN) and the Kawthoolei Forestry Department (KFD) of the Karen National Union (KNU) releases a new documentary film about the Kheshorter Forest, an exceptional example of Indigenous forest conservation in Karen State, Burma. The Kheshorter Forest is a pristine ecological, social and spiritual sanctuary for Indigenous Karen communities that has existed for many generations.

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Field Value
Document type Advocacy and promotional materials
Language of document
  • Burmese
Topics
  • Community forest
  • Ethnic minorities and indigenous people
  • Ethnic minorities and indigenous people policy and rights
  • Protected forests
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Myanmar
Province(s)
  • Kayin
Copyright Yes
Access and use constraints

The video is made public through the KESAN website: http://kesan.asia/index.php/videos and available on YouTube. All use of the material must apply attribution to KESAN.

Version / Edition 1.0
License Creative Commons Attribution
Contact

Karen Environmental and Social Action Network P.O.Box 204, Prasing Post Office, Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand 50205 phone: +66819939694 email: info@kesan.asia website: www.kesan.asia

Co-author (individual) Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN)
Publication place Myanmar
Publisher Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN)
Publication date 2017
Date uploaded August 24, 2017, 09:38 (UTC)
Date modified January 6, 2020, 08:27 (UTC)