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Who Considers it Sacred? The Barabaig tribes of Tanzania
Significance: The Barbaig tribes of Tanzia hold the graves of their ancestors to be most sacred.
The Threat: Industrial development
Current Status: The Tanzanian goverment has been destroying the Barabaig gravesites to make way for farms; they have also been pushing the Barabaig tribes from traditional grazing areas. Legal means to secure preservation are being pursued with the help of Survival International.
For More Information: Site Saver Newsletter Volume II, Number 2, Winter 1992