Tag Archives: Tetsaban Phana

Thai PBS discovers Phana

Back in December we were approached by a film company based in Ubon which had been commissioned by the TV channel Thai PBS to make a film of the Phana Monkey Project. They were with us for three full days … Continue reading

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Birth of the Macaque Project (1)

The Phana Macaque Project came about largely because of a few blogs I wrote earlier this year on Life in Phana (www.phanathailife.typepad.com). I had been in and out of the monkey forest, Don Chao Poo, on a daily basis and … Continue reading

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The Monkey Forest: a community space

The monkey forest (Don Chao Poo) is frequently used by the community of Phana for ceremonial and celebratory occasions. The Phana Municipality (Tetsaban Phana) is responsible for the forest and it is the tetsaban which organizes events there. Sometimes the … Continue reading

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Study Tour to Thai Monkey Forest

The Thai Monkey Forest at Don Chao Poo, Amphur Phana, Amnat Charoen Province recently hosted a brief study tour that marks the opening of the Phana Macaque Project to the outside world. You can read about the project and the … Continue reading

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