Indigenous Group Keeps Ecology All in the Family

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: June 29, 2006   View Article

For the Raramuri people of the northern Mexico region of Chihuahua, conservation is a family affair.

The Raramuri (also known as the Tarahumara) speak a language that has no concept of—and thus no word for—wilderness, says ethno-ecologist Enrique Salmón.

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