Guyana tribe goes hi-tech to protect its land

Eleazer Mawasha speaks haltingly. English is not his first language, and Skype not his preferred method of communication. An elder of Guyana’s Wai-Wai people, Mr. Mawasha is more familiar with the sounds and rhythms of the rainforest with which its indigenous inhabitants have enjoyed a profound spiritual relationship for thousands of years. Using the chat app during a trip to Georgetown is not the only foray into modern technology for members of the South American

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Guyana tribe goes hi-tech to protect its land

Eleazer Mawasha speaks haltingly. English is not his first language, and Skype not his preferred method of communication. An elder of Guyana’s Wai-Wai people, Mr. Mawasha is more familiar with the sounds and rhythms of the rainforest with which its indigenous inhabitants have enjoyed a profound spiritual relationship for thousands of years. Using the chat app during a trip to Georgetown is not the only foray into modern technology for members of the South American

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