Myths about Ritual Hunting Festivals

Misinformation present around ritual hunting is a significant hurdle to its eradication. However, over the years, we have gathered substantial evidence to quash the myths that often work to the advantage of ritual hunting, through extensive monitoring of hunts and regular engagement with hunters. Over here, we dispel some of the most common ones and supplant them with facts. 

Myth 1

Hunting festivals are necessary for food

Myth 2

Hunting festivals are traditional in nature

Myth 3

Only tribal communities participate in hunts

Myth 4

Ritual / traditional hunting is legally permitted

Myth 5

Hunting is a small, localised problem

Myth 6

The hunts can never be stopped