Authenticity in cultural tourism and Aboriginal empowerment in Northern Canada [chapter]

Suzanne De La Barre, University, My
"Authenticity" will be investigated in light of research that contributes to a better understanding for the processes involved in the empowerment of marginalized cultural groups and communities that are involved in cultural tourism. It will entail an assessment for how different approaches to tourism development impact upon the construction and use of "authentic" in cultural tourism, and the cultural empowerment of Aboriginal groups. Two tourism development strategies will be examined in light
more » ... f authenticity debates. They will highlight potential relationships to cultural empowerment. The strategies are community-based tourism (tourism that is led by the community and whose benefits are also for the community), and sustainable tourism development.
doi:10.25316/ir-15465 fatcat:xowi5i67pfgyrbjyna63s5y22u