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Tourism a Blessing and Curse for Uros Indians

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Tourism a Blessing and Curse for Uros Indians

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Tourism a Blessing and Curse for Uros Indians

Tourism a Blessing and Curse for Uros Indians

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Tourism is having a big impact on the Uros Indians, a tribe of fishermen who live on islands in the middle of Lake Titicaca, high in the Andes Mountains between Bolivia and Peru. The indigenous people are finding the increased tourism to their unique, man-made islands both a curse and a blessing. Producer Reese Erlich reports.