In 2017, the First Ayahuasca Indigenous Conference (Yubaka Hayrá) was held in Acre, in response to the two AYA World Ayahuasca Conference, organised in 2014 and 2016, by researchers from the fields of medicine, ethnobotany, psychology, pharmacology, and anthropology, to discuss the effects of the drink, their experiences in the treatment of chemical dependency and depression, andContinue Reading First Indigenous Ayahuasca Conference (Yubaka Hayrá) in Acre
Since 1964, Chevron has operated an oil field in northern Ecuador, near Lago Agrio. This exploitation has led to the contamination of ecosystems and diseased many of the indigenous populations living around. In 2018, the International Private Court in La Haye opposes the conviction of Chevron and overturns the decision. The Ecuadorian government is fined $Continue Reading Ecuadorian government sentenced against multinational oil corporation Chevron / Texaco
On September 5, nineteen women from the association of midwives from Arajuno met to practice the preparation of improved natural remedies. The women also were informed about the nature of the agreement signed with ACIA, thus marking the start of a new phase of work with Sacha Warmi to strengthen the association of Kichwa womenContinue Reading II Meeting of the Kichwa Midwives of Arajuno
On August 22, ACIA and Sacha Warmi signed an Agreement of Collaboration to promote interculturality in Health, to strengthen the association of kichwa midwives of Arajuno, and to implement strategies of community communication in the territory of ACIA with their radio Station Jatari 93.4 FM.