To the citizen’s fund POR TODOS, for the economic contributions that the Sacha warmi foundation has transmitted to support indigenous Amazonian communities affected by the Covid-19, the flooding of the Bobonaza River and the oil spill in the Napo River.
Between the months of March and May, while some were taking advantage of the pandemic to deforest the Amazon, we decided to use part of the confinement time to reforest it.
Indigenous and intercultural health systems For today or tomorrow? Without a doubt, the current health crisis has pushed the issue of health to the forefront. In other words, health, which in a “normal” situation used to be one of our last concerns, has now become a priority. We all know that this issue used toContinue Reading THE LESSONS OF COVID-19
Online presentation made on Tuesday June 2nd for the Ecuadorian Society of Ethnobiology and the Latin American Society of Ethnobiology (SOLAE) by Didier Lacaze Introduction Good afternoon, everyone. My name is Didier Lacaze. My background is not academic. It is based rather on a life experience of about 40 years, in direct contact with theContinue Reading The Rebellion of the Animals, the Plants…Nature
Newsletter March-April 2020 Support to victims of the river flood in Pakayaku (Pastaza) Bobonaza River flooding (17.04.2020) left tons of mud in the community of Pakayaku Actions: Restoring water system – food and kitchenware. After the rising of the Bobonaza River, which flooded a large part of the community, on March 17, the support actionsContinue Reading Newsletter March-April 2020
Here is a new video in which we propose a recipe of some plants to strengthen our body and prevent us from diseases in this complicated period and of course after
I am not the first person to propose addressing the health of indigenous peoples in the Amazon from the perspective of collective rights. I would only like to go a little deeper into the subject, aiming for a slightly distinctive view on health, education and economy, not only from the perspective of the collective rightsContinue Reading Indigenous Health, from the the laws and rights of Nature
What do the recent dramatic floods of the Bobonaza River and the Covid-19 epidemic have in common? Both – the floods and the epidemics, are the result of deforestation and over-exploitation of animals – hosts of viruses and other pathogenic agents. They are the result of an extractivist relationship between cities and forests. If thereContinue Reading The Rebellion of Animals, of Plants… of Nature