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Learning about the development of eco-tourism in the context of the Smangus tribe's traditional ecological knowledge.

@article{ChihLiang2011LearningAT,
  title={Learning about the development of eco-tourism in the context of the Smangus tribe's traditional ecological knowledge.},
  author={Chao ChihLiang and Hsu Pei-hsin},
  journal={Geojournal of Tourism and Geosites},
  year={2011},
  volume={7},
  pages={7-21}
}
This paper discusses how traditional ecological knowledge is employed, in a community-based ecotourism development, by an indigenous tribe in Taiwan. The field survey followed the Smangus tribe from July 2005 to February 2006; the interviewers had ethno-botanical knowledge related to TEK. Survey results revealed that the Smangus tribe represents a rare example of a successful community-based operation which is owned and operated exclusively by an indigenous group. Their involvement reflects the… 

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