ILEIA Newsletter Vol. 13 No. 2 p. 36 Raikas from Rajasthan The Raikas in the Pali district of south-central Rajasthan of western India have been known as camel experts for centuries.
Raikas have a strong belief that camel always remembers the path to its owners place. During the night journey, the camels are left on their own to move to the destination while the Raikas take their sleep on the cart.
SHEEP HUSBANDRY AND ETHNOVETERINARY KNOWLEDGE OF RAIKA SHEEP PASTORALISTS IN RAJASTHAN, INDIA 50 Thus the sheep husbandry system of the Raikas should not be seen as a male dominated enterprise but more as a system dependent on labor inputs of all members of the family.
Case Study Raika Bio-cultural Protocol COMMUNITY BACKGROUND The Raika are an indigenous pastoral community living in Rajasthan, India. They have developed and grazed several breeds of camel, sheep, goat, and cattle for over 700 years on communal lands and in forests.
SHEEP HUSBANDRY AND ETHNOVETERINARY KNOWLEDGE OF RAIKA SHEEP PASTORALISTS IN RAJASTHAN, INDIA 74 6. Conclusion Raikas rely on self treatment and traditional healers and will rarely avail to Governmental veterinary hospitals and veterinarians.
REFERENCES Agrawal, A. 1992 The Grass is Greener on the Other Side: A Study of Raikas, Migrant Pastoralists of Rajasthan. IIED paper 36. Bharara, L. P., Y. N. Mathur and W. Khan 1999 Nomadism and Pastoralism: Socio-Economic Profile, Grazing Systems and Feeding Management in the Rajasthan Desert.
Why did the Raikas in Rajasthan combine cultivation with pastoralism ? What pastoralist activities do they adopt in winter? 7. To what extent is the Criminal Tribes Act (1871) of the colonial government justified?
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This is on the Thar desert near Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. The camel herders of the region are Maru (desert) Raikas, and their settlement is called a dhandi .
It is therefore not surprising that many Raikas (the traditional camel herders) thought that all camels would disappear within ten years, and that camel breeding was dying.