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

Site Rationale Link
Aasivissuit - Nipisat
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)
Gunung Mulu "Local Penans retain traditional hunting rights within the park." (AB ev)
Ilulissat Icefjord Narwal, Musk Ox, Seals, birds etc. (No motorised support allowed)
Kaeng Krachan Forest Karen Communities is permitted to reasonable hunt in NP
Lena Pillars Sable hunting "Members of ancestral farms annually bag 600-800 sable skins". (nom file)
Ngorongoro Ritual lion hunting (Ala-mayo) was banned in the 1970s but Masai are allowed to kill lions in retaliation against wildlife attacks
Olympic National Park Whaling
Pimachiowin Aki Traditional use by Anishinaabeg, including sustainable fishing, hunting and trapping, is also an integral part of the boreal ecosystems in Pimachiowin Aki.
Sangha Trinational Baka indigenous people have the right to extract natural resources within Lobéké NP (IUCN Outlook 2020)
Shirakami-Sanchi Bear Hunting by "Matagi"


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