A high court in Botswana dismissed a case the government had brought against four San men accused of hunting in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. The men, some of whom may have been G/wi, escaped a possible penalty of up to five years in prison. According to a report by Innocent Tshukudu published on August […]

When a hunter puts delicacies such as frozen caribou heads on his table at the Iqaluit, Nunavut, open air market, they are snapped up in moments by eager buyers. Pieces of seal meat, sea birds, and seaweed—foods from the country—sell out quickly. According to a news report last week, such foods are in high demand […]

The Botswana police forces are once again harassing the San in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR), despite the fact that they have the legal right to live there. The San societies in the CKGR include the peaceful G/wi. Survival International reported last week that the Botswana police established a permanent camp close to the […]

The government of Botswana last week stepped up its persecution of the G/wi by arresting and committing to jail six people for hunting in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR). Their cases were to be heard in a court on Monday. According to a news release from Survival International last week, the charges were based […]

While Monday was a holiday in rural Pennsylvania—the opening day of rifle buck season—last weekend brought no joy to the G/wi hunters of the Kalahari. In fact, they want to regain their traditional hunting rights, so they are planning to take the Botswana government into court once again. During the past couple of months, Botswana […]

An Amish hunter recently used his crossbow to kill the second largest buck ever taken in the state of Ohio, according to a newspaper story published on December 12. He took the animal on September 30, the opening day of bow hunting season, from his tree stand in the woods behind his house in Adams […]