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Queen of the Jungle
One woman's battle against the traditions of her tribe and the government of Peru.
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2010 14:27 GMT



Filmmakers: Luis Del Valle and Guillermo Galdos

Ruth, an elected leader of the Ashaninka tribe of North-East Peru, must fight male-dominated traditions in her own tribe to serve as their leader in the battle with the government of Peru to prevent a dam from being built on their land.

Queen of the Jungle aired from Thursday, February 11, 2010.

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Al Jazeera
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