Indegious people question?

When fighting for resource rights (land, water, forest, etc.) people often represent themselves as “traditional” tribal groups who live in ecological harmony with the environment. Why is this the case? Considering the range of articles, including those on eco-governmentality, what are the political possibilities as... show more When fighting for resource rights (land, water, forest, etc.) people often represent themselves as “traditional” tribal groups who live in ecological harmony with the environment. Why is this the case? Considering the range of articles, including those on eco-governmentality, what are the political possibilities as well as potential pitfalls that comes from occupying the “ecological noble savage” slot when defending resource rights?
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