Wayfinders Circle

“Indai, Apai, Darah” (Mother, Father, Blood) will make its world premiere on May 25, 2024, at the Mountainfilm Festival.

May 21, 2024

New Film "Indai, Apai, Darah" (Mother, Father, Blood) to Make World Premiere at 2024 Mountainfilm Festival

A young girl growing up in the Indigenous-held forests of central Borneo follows ancient connections to earn the gift of a story – her People's 1973 fight to preserve their lands amid rampant deforestation.


The workshop supported by Nia Tero was led by Indigenous technicians from Fundación Kara Solar in Achuar language. Photo: Kara Solar Foundation.

March 19, 2024

Indigenous-Led Workshop Kicks Off Internet Installations for Achuar Communities in the Amazon

The Kara Solar Foundation trained four Achuar communities in Ecuador to increase connectivity and strengthen Indigenous guardianship.


Directors of film Tuhaymani’chi Pal Waniqa’ (The Water Flows Always) in their home land, the Mojave Desert

October 25, 2023

Tuhaymani'chi Pal Waniqa (The Water Flows Always) in the Mojave Desert


For this episode of Seedcast, let’s meet in the Mojave Desert in a spot where we can gaze upon Mamápukaiv, also known as the Old Woman Mountains.


Lauren Monroe Jr speaking during the Wayfinders Circle Gathering on Blackfeet Territory Montana with Chief Mountain in the background

October 4, 2023

The Blackfoot Confederacy Hosts Members of the Wayfinders Circle

Wayfinders Circle

In August of 2023, members of the Wayfinders Circle were hosted graciously by the Blackfoot Confederacy on Blackfeet territory in Montana, USA.


View of the Blackfeet Ceremonial Summer Camp 2023

August 18, 2023

Reconnecting with the Sacred: A Visit to the Blackfeet Ceremonial Summer Camp

Michael Painter, Managing Director, Programs

From July 19-25, 2023, Nia Tero's Blackfeet Nation partners held their annual summer circle camp outside Browning, Montana. It is an important time of the year when the Blackfeet Nation comes together to renew their sacred connections to the world.


Indonesian person in a Sungai Utik forest, in the Indonesian province of Kalimantan on the island of Borneo

June 7, 2023

The Omen Birds Still Sing in Sungai Utik


“The land is our mother. The forest is our father. And the river is our blood.” Today we share a story of an Indigenous people who fought for their forest.