VÃNA VAASIYON वनवासियों < Forest Dwellers >
Vãna Vaasiyon is a feature length independent documentary - a series with four short stories.
This series of four short stories (20 minutes per film) touches upon indigenous peoples' way of living inside forest, and the interface of environment-human relations focusing on key issues related to
a) extractive mining industries,
b) traditional shifting cultivation vs. oil-palm plantations,
c) women's rights to land and forests, and
d) communal forest rights in indigenous territories.
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