Previously published reports
The Katuic Cultural Forest Project
Road to Progress? The Socio-Cultural Impact of
the Ho Chi Minh Highway on the Indigenous Population in the Central
Truong Son Region of Vietnam. This report, presented to WWF Vietnam, concerns
the impact of the recently completed HCM Highway on the indigenous groups of T.T. Hue,
Quang Tri, Quang Nam and Kontum. Download here.
Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Ethnic Groups in SUFORD AF
Production Forest Areas: A Rapid Assessment (Nikolas Århem 2010). This report
presents findings related to forest use and TEK, spirit forests and taboo areas pertaining to
a number of groups in Lao PDR. The most detailed accounts are from the Katuic groups of
Sekong (Nghe, Katu, Chetonng). Download here.
In the Sacred Forest: Landscape, Livelihood
and Spirit Beliefs among the Katu of Vietnam
(Nikolas Århem 2009, 206 pages),
Katuic Ethnography Project Report,
Papers in Social Anthropology 10, Gothenburg University.
Download pdf version here. For a printed copy (USD 20)
please email Nikolas Arhem (email@example.com).
The Katu Village: An Interpretive Ethnography
of the Avuong Katu in Central Vietnam
(Kaj Århem 2010, 336 pages), Katuic Ethnography Project
Report, Papers in Social Anthropology 10, Gothenburg
University. For a printed copy (USD 25) please email
Nikolas Arhem (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Katu Ethnography: Livelihood and Culture. This unpublished report deals with the
integration of livelihood practices and cultural logics among the Avuong Katu of Vietnam.
The report, issued 2005, presents preliminary results of the Katuic Ethnography Project.
A comprehensive bibliography about the Katuic groups compiled by Marcus Choo
(Linguistics Institute, Payap University, Chiang Mai, Thailand) can be downloaded here.