People of nepal and their lifestyle nepal link business & travel guide tamang, magar, sunwar, gurung and chepang groups as well as other mongoloid groups live. This study documents the use of uncultivated plants, their status and contribution to the livelihoods of chepang people in the mid-hills of nepal diversity fairs, key informant surveys, group. Let the people lead nepal chepang association was established in 1998 by young chepang activists working for chepang communities to promote and preserve their culture, religion and language.
This area is the home of chepang people who lead a semi-nomadic life and have rich cultural traditions due to their distinct life style and the remoteness of their homeland, this indigenous group belongs to the much marginalized groups of nepal. The chepang people are the last hunter-gathers in nepal this small ethnic group live in the hills that lie near chitwan the trails between their villages are very much off the beaten track and you are unlikely to see anyone other than a few local people as they go about their business. The members are living in the us now, are originally from nepal, have a rather marxist message about class warfare, but also shine a light on the plight of the chepang people in nepal, a marginalized indigenous group living in abject poverty compared to the larger society.
Chepang language new testament / god's word for the chepang people / chepang is a language spoken by approximately 37,000 people in nepal 1969 by bible society. The chepang are an indigenous tibeto-burman people group numbering around fifty-two thousand mainly inhabiting the lothar khola region, east and west of kandrang garhi. Marsha kay waters-stafford needs your help today chepang rising out of the rubble - the chepang people of southern dhading have been landless forest-dwellers for generations. The chepang indigenous ethnic group resides in the secluded districts of dhading, chitwan, gorkha and makwanpur in nepal certain tour operators offer trails that include visits to the villages inha. The chepang are an indigenous tibeto-burman people group numbering around fifty-two thousand mainly inhabiting the rugged ridges of the mahabharat mountain range of central nepal.
The chepang people in nepal are marginalized and largely forgotten by their own government living in ancestral caves and small villages they lack the absolute basics of life such as clean water without access to education there is virtually no opportunity to improve the quality of life for their. The unexplored chepang hill trail is a new attraction in chitwan this trail as the name signifies has settlement of the chepang people who are some of the most backward and endangered communities of nepal. The chepang is one of the indigenous ethnic groups of nepal with their own distinct language, the people of this community lead a nomadic life and their primary lifestyle includes hunting, foraging for wild roots and fishing and traditional farming near jungles.
See joshuaprojectnet for more about - chepang, tsepang in nepal | people groups people groups - start people groups chepang / in chepang, tsepang in. The chepangic languages, chepang and bhujel, until recently, the chepang people were hunter-gatherers classification edit schorer (2016:293). Chepang are among the most vulnerable due to the combination of april 2015 nepal earthquake and 2015 nepal blockade more than 50 per cent of the people killed were from marginalised communities ranked low in the human development index (hdi.
The chepang people, who are also known as prayer of land or son of land, survive in the harsh environment of ecological constraint their survival elements are jungle and land but the trend of forming the forest as communit y forest and leasehold forest make their sustenance more difficult and tough. But for the chepang tribe in nepal, it is a matter of life and death there has been no rain for two years in the remote region the chepang people call home the area's parched soil fails to yield crops, and poor irrigation does little to ease the crisis. The chepang people the chepang are an indigenous people that inhabit the upper hills of nepal's districts of chitwan, dhading, gorkha, makwanpur, lamjung and tanahun (see map.