Amazonia

view of boats used to transport the tourists and natives

February 2, 2022

The Boat of Dreams: How the Achuar Embraced Solar Power

Seedcast

The Achuar people living in the rainforests of Ecuadorian Amazon are stewards of land that holds some of the richest biodiversity in the world. They rely heavily on river transportation, and have been on a journey to reduce use of gas-powered boats.

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A house in Wampis territory by David Rothschild

January 19, 2022

The Wampis Nation Forges a New Path in Peru

David Rothschild

The Wampis example of self-determination and self-implementation of a territorial government is inspiring other Indigenous peoples in northern Peru to begin their own processes toward establishing territorial governments.

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Maloca of Puerto Córdoba.

December 16, 2021

Indigenous Peoples, Culture, and Traditional Knowledge: The Work of Tropenbos Colombia

Sharon Austin

Read about the work of Tropenbos Colombia on cultural strengthening and traditional knowledge of the Indigenous peoples in Lower Caqueta River, Amazonas in Colombia.

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Javari delegation

September 29, 2021

Javari Delegation Joins ‘Struggle for Life’ Mobilization in Brazil

John Reid

The Brazilian Indigenous movement launched its Struggle for Life mobilization in Brasília on August 22, 2021. Six thousand people from 176 tribes streamed into the capital from throughout the country.

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A group of children walk in a line caring supplies

August 1, 2021

The Falling Sky

By Margarita Mora

Davi Kopenawa, a Yanomami Indigenous leader and shaman from the Brazilian Amazon, and French anthropologist Bruce Albert, worked together for 30 years before publishing The Falling Sky.

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Video conference screen showing 18 participants

July 1, 2021

Nia Tero's Leadership Fellows Program

By Joel Cerda

The Leadership Fellows Program was established in 2018 to strengthen emergent leaders from Indigenous territories where Nia Tero partners with Indigenous organizations.

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