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Amazon Tourism

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Zeljko. Shabano Yanomami. Digital image. Wikimedia. N.p., 31 Mar. 2007. Web. 4 Dec. 2015.

The Amazon Rainforest has become a location for ecotourists to visit in recent years. Often, ecotourists will visit local indigenous peoples in villages, such as the one shown in the image, to experience a unique lifestyle very different to their own.

These locals will often sell traditional items they have made in their village to the tourists as a way to supplement their income. This exemplifies the idea of

A

commodification.

B

cultural appropriation.

C

popular culture.

D

local culture.

E

assimilation.