The commodification of indigenous culture for tourism in Odisha, india is in blatant display with the exhibition of indigenous people in galleries. The very same communities face displacement and dispossession due to mining companies.
Recognition to Land, Territories and Resources
Communities need ownership over their ancestral land in order to protect forests. With no formal land title traditional communities often face serious conflict when trying to evict illegal loggers, poachers and land grabbers. Who will believe their claims without precise maps and legal title deeds?Learn More