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Indigenous Ethnicities as a Cultural Commodity in the Context of the 2014 World Cup

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 802
Many indigenous communities located near the city of Manaus perform to tourists on a regular basis. The local government sees the World Cup as a good opportunity to improve tourist activities related to the indigenous culture, since Manaus will host four matches of the competition. My final project at Columbia Journalism School will investigate the impact of tourism in these communities