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Community-Owned Solutions for Indigenous Peoples as a Model for Development

Mary Slosson

Two researchers behind a development program for two indigenous communities in South America -- the Makushi and Wapishana, in the Guiana Shield region -- explore their model for small-scale economic development.

They discuss walking the fine line between participation and manipulation in being outsiders trying to work with a threatened community to ensure its survival. Fascinating perspective.

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  • Adele Peters

    I love the way the authors rewrote the give-a-man-a-fish cliche...