Wandering in Canacona, south Goa, on a monsoon afternoon this August, we encountered a dhangar (shepherd) clutching goat pups that he revealed had been delivered barely a couple of hours earlier.
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The Dhangars are a community of shepherds with small pockets of ancient settlements scattered around Goa. On an early February morning this year I dropped by the village of Mopa in north Goa, in the settlement known as Dhangarwadi. The Dhangars of Mopa are now in danger of losing their traditional habitat if the proposed […]