Resort gives Ecuador tribe alternative to oil

A tribe in Ecuador has turned to tourism as a way to protest opposition to oil drilling.

The Achuar Tribe is a partner in the Kapawi Ecolodge and Reserve in the Amazon. Most of the employees at the high-end resort are tribal members.

Plans call for the tribe to take full control of the resort in 2011.

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