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Ecuadorian Rain Forest Wonders

Ancestral Rights

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Yasuni National ParkGas Flares Near National ParkIndustrial Signs Near YasuniBroad-headed Tree FrogRed HowlersWhite Chinned JacamarWater HyacinthTapir and her YoungHuaorani Call Rainforest HomeHunting to SurviveAncestral RightsJungle Views

Ancestral Rights

The Huaorani have ancestral rights to the same land that the Ecuadorian government is considering for oil drilling. They once were a nomadic people, but are changing their hunting lifestyle for more permanent agriculture.