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.
Hunting festivals are necessary for food
Hunting festivals are traditional in nature
Only tribal communities participate in hunts
Ritual / traditional hunting is legally permitted
Hunting is a small, localised problem
The hunts can never be stopped