Traditional Hunting

WHS inscribed on natural criteria where local inhabitants are allowed to hunt and kill significant protected species as part of their "way of life"

Connected Sites

  • Banc d'Arguin fishing techniques involving collaboration with wild dolphines practiced by the Amrig
  • Dja Faunal Reserve "A population of pygmies live within the reserve in small sporadic encampments, and are free to hunt within the reserve using traditional methods." (AB)
  • Ilulissat Icefjord Narwal, Musk Ox, Seals, birds etc. (No motorised support allowed)
  • Lena Pillars Sable hunting "Members of ancestral farms annually bag 600-800 sable skins". (nom file) Link
  • Ngorongoro Ritual lion hunting (Ala-mayo) was banned in the 1970s but Masai are allowed to kill lions in retaliation against wildlife attacks Link
  • Olympic National Park Whaling Link
  • Shirakami-Sanchi Bear Hunting by "Matagi" Link


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