Past and Present Perspectives on Indigenous Tourism in the Pastaza Province of Ecuador: The Case of Kapawi

@article{Peredo2015PastAP,
  title={Past and Present Perspectives on Indigenous Tourism in the Pastaza Province of Ecuador: The Case of Kapawi},
  author={Bernardo Peredo and Andres Ord{\'o}{\~n}ez and Viola Belohrad},
  journal={International Indigenous Policy Journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={6},
  pages={7}
}
Ecuador has a wide range of ecotourism initiatives throughout the country. Since the 1990s, many Indigenous communities have started to organize themselves in order to run their own ecotourism programs. As a result, scholars have suggested that Indigenous ecotourism in Latin America started in Ecuador with the advent of community-owned projects, particularly in the Amazon. One of the first initiatives was Kapawi, located in the Achuar territory of Pastaza Province. The project was initiated by… 
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