In Peru, Kichwa tribe wants compensation for carbon credits


              Residents travel down the Huallaga River in the Chazuta community within view of the Cordillera Azul National Park, in Peru's Amazon, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. Residents in Kichwa Indigenous villages in Peru say they fell into poverty after the government turned their ancestral forest into a national park, restricted hunting and sold forest carbon credits to oil companies. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
            
              Cacao dries in the sun in the Chambira community, in Peru's Amazon, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. Residents in Kichwa Indigenous villages in Peru say they fell into poverty after the government turned their ancestral forest into a national park, banned hunting and sold forest carbon credits to oil companies. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
            
              Acencio Ysuiza shows cacao plants damaged by mosquitoes in his farm next to his home in the Chambira community, in Peru's Amazon, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. Residents in Kichwa Indigenous villages in Peru say they fell into poverty after the government turned their ancestral forest into a national park, restricted hunting and sold forest carbon credits to oil companies. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
            
              Cacao plants damaged by mosquitoes sit in the Chambira community, in Peru's Amazon, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. Residents in Kichwa Indigenous villages in Peru say they fell into poverty after the government turned their ancestral forest into a national park, restricted hunting and sold forest carbon credits to oil companies. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
            
              Children laugh while eating a local fruit in the Chambira community, in Peru's Amazon, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. Residents in Kichwa Indigenous villages in Peru say they fell into poverty after the government turned their ancestral forest into a national park, restricted hunting and sold forest carbon credits to oil companies. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
            
              A river flows near the Chazuta community with the Cordillera Azul National Park in the background, in Peru's Amazon, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. Residents in Kichwa Indigenous villages in Peru say they fell into poverty after the government turned their ancestral forest into a national park, restricted hunting and sold forest carbon credits to oil companies. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
            
              A little pig sleeps next to a painting that reads in Spanish: "Happy Journey" in the Puerto Franco community, in Peru's Amazon, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. Residents in Kichwa Indigenous villages in Peru say they fell into poverty after the government turned their ancestral forest into a national park, restricted hunting and sold forest carbon credits to oil companies. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
            
              Cut down trees lie within view of the Cordillera Azul National Park in Peru's Amazon, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Residents in Kichwa Indigenous villages in Peru say they fell into poverty after the government turned their ancestral forest into a national park, restricted hunting and sold forest carbon credits to oil companies. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
            
              A book in which chiefs of communities document community meetings has the headline, "Year of the 6,000 tourists" in Chambira community, Peru, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
            
              Residents of the Puerto Franco community attend a meeting, in Peru's Amazon, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Residents in Kichwa Indigenous villages in Peru say they fell into poverty after the government turned their ancestral forest into a national park, restricted hunting and sold forest carbon credits to oil companies. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
            
              Children play with tires in the Chambira community, in the Peru Amzaon, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. Residents in Kichwa Indigenous villages in Peru say they fell into poverty after the government turned their ancestral forest into a national park, restricted hunting and sold forest carbon credits to oil companies. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
            
              A group of men pass in front of a sign for the Cordillera Azul National Park in the Peru Amazon, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Residents in Kichwa Indigenous villages in Peru say they fell into poverty after the government turned their ancestral forest into a national park, restricted hunting and sold forest carbon credits to oil companies. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
            
              Residents of the Puerto Franco community walk near the limit of Cordillera Azul National Park in Peru's Amazon, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Residents in Kichwa Indigenous villages in Peru say they fell into poverty after the government turned their ancestral forest into a national park, restricted hunting and sold forest carbon credits to oil companies. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
In Peru, Kichwa tribe wants compensation for carbon credits