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Subject lifestyle, background, Karen, Kanchanaburi
Author Chanaphan Raweechotiphakhanan
Title Lifestyle of the Karen in Sangkhra Buri District, Kanchanaburi Province
Document Type Other Original Language of Text -
Ethnic Identity Paganyaw, S'gaw, Kanyaw, Karen, Language and Linguistic Affiliations Not specified.
Location of
Documents
- Total Pages - Year 2011
Source College of Local Administration, Khon Kaen University
Abstract

          This work examined the lifestyle of the Karen ethnic group in Sangkhra Buri District, Kanchanaburi Province. The investigation revealed that the ethnic group migrated and settled in the study area in the Thonburi Period due to wars in their homeland. The chronicle of the migration events was told through ethnic folksongs. Karen are a peace-loving ethnic group, earning a living by farming and being daily wage earners. The study found that the ethnic group believe in their leaders, conserve their traditions, and help one another. The study findings were incorporated in development plans of the municipality to raise the quality of their lives and to conserve their traditions and culture. Furthermore, the plans also promoted and supported learning activities of the communities by organizing vocational training programs in farming and weaving as well as traditional dress. Additionally, the plans also covered health and livelihood of the ethnic group so as to better their quality of life.

Text Analyst - Date of Report Apr 19, 2016
TAG lifestyle, background, Karen, Kanchanaburi, Translator -
 
 

 

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