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This article presents the representation of the Pow Karen in Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary. The Pow Karen people have constructed their society based on their representation, legends, tales, narratives, and respect for spirits and nature. Through using methods of trans-species ethnography or multi-species ethnography, it is found that the Pow Karen come to define the term “beyond-human” from the standpoint of multi-species in the forest. Therefore, their culture and representation are constructed through an intersected mixture of their representation and viewpoints related to multi-/ trans-species. The author recommends that researchers switch from anthropocentrism, where human beings are seen as the central or most significant entity, to the Pow Karen’s approach where the viewpoints of animals, trees, stuffs, tools, etc. are deliberately taken into account.
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