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Conservation versus Tourism

Published: September 2, 2010, Author: JayTaber

Kalahari Bushmen appeal Botswana High Court decision denying them use of wells after government evictions of the indigenous inhabitants from their homeland failed. Controlling access to groundwater has become a human rights issue in Botswana, where the President himself supports corporations seeking to hoard Kalahari water for such developments as tourism, swimming pools and diamond mines.

Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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