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Federacion de Centos Shuar-Achuar: New Technology in the Ecuadorian Rainforest

The Shuar and Achuar Indians live in the northwestern region of the Amazon River basin in a rainforest that spans part of the border between Ecuador and Peru. In Ecuador, they have been working for more than 30 years to build their relatively small, isolated forest communities into a federation that can defend their lands, civil rights, and cultural identity.

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