The idea that indigenous only do traditional music has fallen into obscurity. Today, they produce and sing rap, rock, dub and, in Brazil, local music and “forró”.
October 22, 2020
Rosa Aranda faces two miseries. One in her own body: she was infected by Covid-19. The other is the historical pollution generated by the oil industry, which threatens the territory in which she lives, Piwiri, in the Ecuadorian Amazon forest.
September 18, 2020
Inspired by Wänä'cä, a leader who is mentioned in the ancestral songs of the Huöttöja people, Hortimio Ochoa is the visible face of defense of the Cataniapo hydrographic basin in the Venezuelan state of Amazonas. It is an area subject to increasingly evident pressure associated with mining, deforestation and the incursion of illegal armed groups
April 14, 2016
The decision by the Federal University of Amazonas, in Brazil, is a milestone in the university system for the country’s indigenous.