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Diamonds, Deserts and Death of Bushmen Culture

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Diamonds, Deserts and Death of Bushmen Culture

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Diamonds, Deserts and Death of Bushmen Culture

Diamonds, Deserts and Death of Bushmen Culture

Only Available in Archive Formats.

The Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert are being relocated by the government of Botswana from their ancestral lands in southern Africa to "resettlement" camps. The relocation coincides with the discovery of diamonds in the region. In the camps, Bushmen have lost their traditional ways of life and are contracting HIV/AIDS in shocking numbers. Correspondent Cheryl Devall speaks with reporter Tom Price about mineral wealth, government motives and the death of a culture.

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