Government of Amazonas will promote the development of tourism on indigenous lands

Promote the development of tourism activities in indigenous lands and communities State was one of the proposals submitted by the State Indian Foundation (FEI).
01/11/2017 16h55 - Updated 1/11/2017 17h32
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Promote the development of tourism activities in indigenous lands and communities State was one of the proposals submitted by the State Indian Foundation (FEI) to the State Company of Amazonas Tourism (Amazonastur). The meeting between the managers of the two bodies took place on the afternoon of Monday (30), na sede da Amazonastur, center, and follows the determinations of Amazonino Mendes governor to turn the activity into a new economic matrix of the State.

According to the CEO of FEI, Amilton Gadelha, the meeting was an opportunity to open a dialog around tourism on indigenous lands, which is seen as a major challenge. "We seek a partnership and create a synergy with the government to promote tourism activities in indigenous areas", stated.

The president of Amazonastur, Orsine Junior, this first meeting is the start of development activities that enhance this orderly tourism field and sustainable. "We will encourage the regulation and organization of the activities developed by the indigenous communities and strengthen the spirit of cooperation on both sides to bring gains to indigenous and tourism in the state", said Secretary.

Other guidelines presented by the State Indian Foundation was related to the formation of indigenous tour guides, space in the municipalities to craft exhibition produced by indigenous communities – especially in Parintins, City of great tourist movement because of Folk Festival -, among others.

Regarding the formation of guides, the Amazonastur will seek a partnership between the EIF and the State Union of Amazonas Tourist Guides (Sindegtur-AM) to align the ideas regarding the formation. Across Space, Orsini Junior said it will study potential sites that can be made available to indigenous to exhibit their work.

"We are seeking the ordination of indigenous tourism. We will work such adjustment issues. This is our commitment", said the historian and member of the FEI, throw Sateré.


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