Ashoka Fellow
Czech Republic
Fellow Since 1996
This description of Miroslav Janik's work was prepared when Miroslav Janik was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1996.
In the White Carpathian region of the Czech Republic, Miroslav Janík is helping to preserve the unique way of life of a micro-ethnic group and their historic positive interaction with the environment. His work is applicable to many areas in Central and Eastern Europe, where there are numerous small micro-ethnic groups who are in danger of disappearing.
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