Gender, Community, and the Politics of Community-Based Rural Ecotourism in Belize

Abstract

11. T h e initial agreem ent o f th e equipo ampHado a t P iangua G rande offered two g u id in g principles th a t touch o n th e im portance o f m utual respect am ong black and indigenous peoples: A s black and indigenous peoples, w e jo in tly assum e th e defense o f o u r ancestral territories o f th e Pacific C oastal region bu ilt upon m utual respect and tolerance as a foundation for living together and streng then ing th e unity o f action. In addition , th e sta tem en t proclaim s, W e affirm th e r ig h t to recognize and respect our differences, am ong ourselves and w ith th e rest o f C olom bian society. A m o n g th e e th n ic groups o f th e Pacific C oastal region are b lack com m unities, in th e ir diversity, and d istinc t indigenous peoples:T ules, Ratios, W oaunan , Eperara S iapidara, C ham i, Awa, Z cnues and Em beras. cSapter Six

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@inproceedings{Wilshusen2015GenderCA, title={Gender, Community, and the Politics of Community-Based Rural Ecotourism in Belize}, author={Peter R. Wilshusen}, year={2015} }