Indigenous Peoples and Ecotourism: Bringing Indigenous Knowledge and Rights into the Sustainability Equation

@article{Johnston2000IndigenousPA,
  title={Indigenous Peoples and Ecotourism: Bringing Indigenous Knowledge and Rights into the Sustainability Equation},
  author={Alison Johnston},
  journal={Tourism Recreation Research},
  year={2000},
  volume={25},
  pages={89 - 96}
}
  • A. Johnston
  • Published 1 January 2000
  • Political Science
  • Tourism Recreation Research
Indigenous peoples are finding that tourism is far from a straightforward issue. The tourism industry, especially ecotourism, is arguably the prime force today threatening indigenous homelands and cultures. Its track record of exploitation, dislocation and desecration is well documented. Meanwhile, there are enough case studies illustrating the potential of community conceptualized and owned tourism programmes to generate cautious optimism. When indigenous communities have access to reliable… 
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