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Interrogate the Task
What is meant by environment in this context? Read up on definitions of environment.
What changes have occurred in this community - for these peoples - over time? How have their lives changed? Why have their lives changed?
What risks do these people face as a community?
What role has the government played in the life of this community?
Reference - Background Information
Research Starter - Indigenous People
Indigenous people are also characterized by having historical ties to a territory, sharing an ancestral culture and traditions, and self-identifying as indigenous. Other nonspecific terms for indigenous peoples include native peoples, first peoples, tribal peoples, aboriginal peoples, and original peoples
Gale Virtual Reference Library - Indigenous People
All peoples are in a sense indigenous peoples, since they come from somewhere. The term indigenous peoples has referred to those people who have become minorities within their own territories as a result of the expansion..
Saving Indigenous People
Can Native Cultures Survive in a Modern World?
The Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Popular Culture by
Call Number: Reference Collection, 1st Floor HM621 .G74 2007
The Encyclopedia gives readers quick access to the popular interests in countries around the world, all while offering critical insight into the influence of regional pop culture on contemporary societies over the past century.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, 2nd ed. by
Call Number: Available online with MYWCC user id and password
Publication Date: 2009
Examining cultural groups in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa, these four volumes provide information on history, politics, customs, religion, education, and human rights issues.