A large portion of the world’s 350 million Indigenous peoples live in areas of the globe awash with gorgeous scenery, unique traditions, and unparalleled cultural history.
This makes them an attractive offer to tour operators and travel companies. But there are many sensitivities and intricacies to Indigenous tourism and it needs to be done respectfully.
Eco-tourism in Indigenous territories should “facilitate the involvement and experiences of Indigenous people as integral to the travel experience by using and acknowledging their role as stewards of the environment,” as explained by advocacy group Cultural Survival.
As today marks the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2021, we’ve taken a look at the best practices
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