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BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN TODAY AND TOMORROW – A message to the Kichwa indigenous peoples of the Ecuadorian Amazon

BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN TODAY AND TOMORROW – A message to the Kichwa indigenous peoples of the Ecuadorian Amazon

For some time now and from various media we have been hearing that we are living through an unprecedented crisis; that this is a historic moment, which according to some marks the true beginning of the century. We are told of “a new world”, that “nothing will be like before”… But what does this meanContinue Reading BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN TODAY AND TOMORROW – A message to the Kichwa indigenous peoples of the Ecuadorian Amazon

CALL OF SUPPORT FOR THE DAMINIFIED OF THE KICHWA COMMUNITY OF PAKAYAKU, DUE TO THE OVERFLOW OF THE BOBONAZA RIVER.

CALL OF SUPPORT FOR THE DAMINIFIED OF THE KICHWA COMMUNITY OF PAKAYAKU, DUE TO THE OVERFLOW OF THE BOBONAZA RIVER.

On March 17, 2020, in the Ecuadorian Amazon, Pastaza province, due to a never-before-seen flood of the Bobonaza River, the houses of the Ancestral Kichwa People of Pakayaku all remained under water and people lost everything; Two suspension bridges were destroyed, the water system and the chacras or food gardens, which are where people get most ofContinue Reading CALL OF SUPPORT FOR THE DAMINIFIED OF THE KICHWA COMMUNITY OF PAKAYAKU, DUE TO THE OVERFLOW OF THE BOBONAZA RIVER.

First Indigenous Ayahuasca Conference (Yubaka Hayrá) in Acre

First Indigenous Ayahuasca Conference (Yubaka Hayrá) in Acre

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

Ecuadorian government sentenced against multinational oil corporation Chevron / Texaco

Ecuadorian government sentenced against multinational oil corporation Chevron / Texaco

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