In business circles, indigenous peoples in Latin America are perceived as an obstacle to oil and gas development. However, there is more than that to the story. Recent years have seen a strong reaction from indigenous peoples movements to the way hydrocarbons businesses have been managed in South America. This article discusses some of the effects of oil and gas development on indigenous communities in Latin America.'
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Inter-American Development Bank
Perafan, Carlos and Dianna Moyer. "The indigenous challenge." (2006). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/la_energy_dialog/92