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Finca Ixobel: Ecotourism in Guatemala’s Peten

When I was here in the late ’80s Guatemala was a country in the bloody flux of civil war. I had come through the mountains and Lake Atitlán and was on the long lowland journey by chicken bus to Tikal. … Continue reading

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Indigenous Peoples, Their Future Prospects

Agency in Equador: How different from the Yanomami Achuar natives “Aborigines, n, Persons of little worth found cumberin the soil of a newly discovered country.  They soon cease to cumber, they fertilize.” Ambrose Bierce What do indigenous peoples do to avoid … Continue reading

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