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INDIGENOUS HEALTH

INDIGENOUS HEALTH

“In the indigenous world, traditions teach that to “live well” one must value the knowledge and wisdom of the elderly, as well as maintain a respectful and harmonious relationship with nature” Health, from the indigenous worldview, is the result of the application of norms, knowledge and traditional practices of each indigenous people and culture. TheseContinue Reading INDIGENOUS HEALTH

HEALTH, INTERCULTURALITY AND RIGHTS

HEALTH, INTERCULTURALITY AND RIGHTS

The proposal of interculturality in Ecuador, specifically aimed at health, has been around for more than two decades, although its political, organizational, normative and institutional precedents date back to the end of the 20th century. ‘Interculturality’ reflects and summarizes different political projects, in some cases parallel, in others complementary and in others contradictory. The termContinue Reading HEALTH, INTERCULTURALITY AND RIGHTS

RESILIENT TERRITORIES IN THE ECUADORIAN AMAZON

RESILIENT TERRITORIES IN THE ECUADORIAN AMAZON

The support to the indigenous peoples of the Ecuadorian Amazon starts from the recognition and revaluation of their traditional knowledge systems that still exist in the territories. We understand that this knowledge is the greatest potential for communities to be resilient; in other words, to generate collective, autonomous, creative processes that, when integrated into allContinue Reading RESILIENT TERRITORIES IN THE ECUADORIAN AMAZON