Indigenous Peoples and Protected Areas: The Law of Mother Earth

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Elizabeth Kemf
Earthscan, 1993 - Conservation of natural resources - 296 pages
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The most valuable ecosystems and many of the most remote and beautiful areas of the world are home to peoples who have depended on them and managed their resources sustainably - often for millenia. Faced with the pressures of development, governments and conservation agencies look for ways of protecting such places, often overlooking the claims and experience of the inhabitants.
 

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There are approximately 6000 distinct cultural groups or indigenous peoples in the world. Each has its own language, customs, religion, and homeland. Many are also endangered. Davidson traveled around ... Read full review

Contents

People Living in or near Protected Areas
3
Fishermen of the Desert Hadya Amadou Kane Luc Hoffmann
12
Prospering from the Desert Kailash Sankhala
18
Gardens in the Forest Ian Craven Wahyudi Wardoyo
29
Gifts from the North Wind Bryan Alexander
45
Protecting the San Bias of Panama Guillermo Archibold
52
Tenure of Indigenous Homelands and Protected
61
Melanesias Sacred Inheritance Annette Lees
69
The Threats to Indias Wildlife Reserves Sanjoy
156
Karen People in Harmony with World Heritage
162
A Mountain for Profit Stephen Elliott Ookaew Prakobvitayakit
169
Party for or against People? Hanson L Njiforti
178
The Tuareg of Niger John Newby Alison Wilson 779
186
Planning and Comanaging Protected Areas
197
Heart of the Mistyto Diane Jukofsky
205
Inuit Create a Whale Sanctuary Arlin Hackman 277
223

God of the Forest Forever Joanna Gould Annette Lees
77
Paradise Gained or Lost? Yanomami of Brazil Alcida Rita Ramos
89
The Place Where One Belongs Yanomami of Venezuela
95
Who Oums the Land? Indigenous Involvement in Australian Protected Areas
104
Butterfly Ranching Sius Mandosir Malcolm Stark
114
Nature in the Crossfire Connie Lewis 725
141
Dance of a Thousand Cranes Elizabeth Kemf Vo Quy
148
Honey for Sale A S M Banda Hilary de Boerr
229
Kan Pwotetye Aniviwonman HaitiWe Can Protect the Environment
238
Notes
258
Bibliography
273
Index
287
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