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Developing Indigenous Tourism around the Globe
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Canada has a tourism problem that can only be fixed by embracing indigenous culture

Canada has a tourism problem that can only be fixed by embracing indigenous culture | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it

RT @BosumAbel: Canada has a tourism problem that can only be fixed by embracing indigenous culture https://t.co/5hjktdiyVK via @sharethis

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‘Promote indigenous foods to boost tourism'

‘Promote indigenous foods to boost tourism' | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has been asked to promote indigenous foods to boost tourism as well as financing communities leaving around tourism sites.
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Interactive Map Can Help Indigenous Peoples Secure Land Rights - Voice of America

Interactive Map Can Help Indigenous Peoples Secure Land Rights - Voice of America | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
Indigenous communities claim to hold about two-thirds of world's land but legally recognized as holding only 10 percent, according to World Resources Institute
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Yukon First Nations Celebrating Success - MarketWatch

Yukon First Nations Celebrating Success - MarketWatch | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
Yukon First Nations Celebrating Success MarketWatch ATAC Chair and CEO Keith Henry presented the national research on the economic value of Aboriginal tourism in Canada with specific insight into the Yukon and the importance of future strategies to...
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Land, resource rights key to Sami people's self-determination

Land, resource rights key to Sami people's self-determination | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
Securing rights over their land and natural resources is fundamental to the Sami people’s self-determination and a prerequisite for them to be able to continue to exist as a distinct people, an independent United Nations human rights expert said...
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Native American art exhibition, 'Return from Exile'

Native American art exhibition, 'Return from Exile' | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
For the last 500 years, and particularly since they began to be displaced and removed from their ancestral homelands, Native American tribes of what is now the Southeastern U.S.
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Cecil stirs world, but Africans see two sides to hunting debate

Cecil stirs world, but Africans see two sides to hunting debate | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
LUSAKA (Reuters) - When Zambia banned lion hunting in 2013, animal welfare groups roared in approval, but rural Zambians who face a threat from big cats and receive a slice of hunting-related revenues complained, causing the government to change...
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Indigenous people fighting for their culture in Cambodia

Indigenous people fighting for their culture in Cambodia | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
Gold mining threatens rights and livelihoods of local communities.
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How tribal tours make a difference

How tribal tours make a difference | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
Greener Pastures is an eco-tourism company in the Northeast, which focuses on helping the region and its communities by promoting and implementing responsible tourism
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Local tourism operators call for 'authentic' Indigenous experience

Local tourism operators call for 'authentic' Indigenous experience | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
Aboriginal tourist agencies said they wanted overseas travellers to Australia to know about an "authentic Indigenous experience".
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Tourists gone wild: "It's about me, not the place I visit"

Tourists gone wild: "It's about me, not the place I visit" | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
Is the modern traveller more concerned with documentation than discovery? New York Times contributor Doreen Carvajal weighs in.
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When Culture and Tourism Join Forces Against Extremism

When Culture and Tourism Join Forces Against Extremism | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
The strategy behind ISIS's is the narrative of a "war on history." Relics, ruins and history are components of ISIS's strategy of imposing a "Year Zero" on the territory they have defined as a "caliphate."...
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Chef Shane Chartrand of Sage restaurant hosts aboriginal-themed dinner

Chef Shane Chartrand of Sage restaurant hosts aboriginal-themed dinner | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
Cook it Raw is a global exchange of chefs and local cuisine, happening from October 4 to 11, 2015, in Canmore.
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Women, indigenous rights are crucial to a climate agreement

Women, indigenous rights are crucial to a climate agreement | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
THE issue of climate change has long ceased to be just an environmental issue. Climate change impacts people most.
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Native American Film Fest Enters 18th Year — But Will It Be the Last?

Native American Film Fest Enters 18th Year — But Will It Be the Last? | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
The Native American Film & Video Festival is in its 18th year. But will it be the last?
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Off the Beaten Path: The impact of tourism on the indigenous population of Costa Rica

In May of 2015, Scott Carrlee traveled to Costa Rica as part of a Research Abroad study trip with the International Development Doctoral Program of the ...
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Back to Basics: The Natural Rhythms of Trinidad and Tobago

Back to Basics: The Natural Rhythms of Trinidad and Tobago | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it

Most destinations lure you in with the biggest, tallest, and shiniest, but Trinidad and Tobago doesn’t have to try that hard. In fact, this twin-island nation wins you over with her untouched beauty, laid-back allure and an inherent zest for life that’s visible everywhere

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Land, resource rights key to Sami people's self-determination

Land, resource rights key to Sami people's self-determination | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
Securing rights over their land and natural resources is fundamental to the Sami people’s self-determination and a prerequisite for them to be able to continue to exist as a distinct people, an independent United Nations human rights expert said...
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In Philippines, indigenous peoples face choice between tradition and modernity

In Philippines, indigenous peoples face choice between tradition and modernity | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
Of course he knows big city life, says 15-year-old Sigonda Seth. By that he means Sablayan, a settlement of a couple of thousand people which can only be reached from Sigonda’s village..
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UNESCO Recognizes Indigenous Rights, Cultures in World Heritage Rules

UNESCO Recognizes Indigenous Rights, Cultures in World Heritage Rules | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
By adopting new rules on the rights of Indigenous peoples within the World Heritage process--and by working to integrate the review of natural and cultural values in its evaluations--UNESCO has taken important steps in the right direction, which...
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'Community-based eco-tourism will boost income of tribal people

'Community-based eco-tourism will boost income of tribal people | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
Professor and Head of Department of Management Studies at Adikavi Nannaya University S. Teki has submitted a project report to the A.P.
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International Travelers Boost Tribal Tourism; AIANTA to Address Catering to Overseas Market

International Travelers Boost Tribal Tourism; AIANTA to Address Catering to Overseas Market | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
By ICTMN Staff International tourism is thriving in Indian country, setting record numbers in the past three years. These overseas visitors are boosting the U.S. economy. According to U.S.... Sourc...
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Is Cultural Tourism Ethical?

Is Cultural Tourism Ethical? | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
Does cultural tourism, i.e. dropping in and out of developing nations, help or hurt those cultures?
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Indigenous tourism navigating a way to maintain a business

Indigenous tourism navigating a way to maintain a business | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
Kooljaman is the resort perched at the tip of the Kimberley's Dampier Peninsula. It's become an icon of Indigenous tourism, but it still faces challenges to ensure it is delivering opportunities to its own community members, the Bardi Jawi people.
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20 great places to travel this fall

20 great places to travel this fall | The Authentic Destination | Scoop.it
Summer's over -- finally! Now we get to the best time of year to hit the road.
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