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Development in the Amazon

Some non-Indian settlers in the Brazilian Amazon believe much of the land being given to the Indians could be used more productively for agriculture or mining. And they suspect that Brazil's government is enlarging the Indian territory as a back-door means of keeping it undeveloped. NPR's Martin Kaste reports from Amazon state.

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