All Species projects usually adapt the pageantry process to the local environment and culture of the community. The Black Necked Crane Project is unusual because it works with a group of people who have been uprooted from their native environment and culture that developed in Tibet. So although the Tibetan community is living in Dharmsala, India it celebrates the habitat and culture of the place they hope to return to.
John Mcleod who helped found the All Species Project in Santa Fe, NM is sharing his knowledge of festival building with the Tibetan community in exile. Report 1, Jan. 21