Uniting efforts, creativity and talent, Shipibo-conibas craftswomen of Coronel Portillo (Ucayali) feature contemporary textile line, based on the designs of their cultural heritage
Film festival will show how people live in the borders of the Amazon
April 20, 2016
The International Amazon Festival of Film of the Border is an event that shows and discusses films that address the reality of the regions considered peripheral areas, as the Amazon .
Saweto's daughter, from Peru, persists in her fight for justice
October 20, 2020
Diana Ríos Rengifo took on the defense of the Peruvian Amazon after the murder of her father, a well-known Asheninka leader in the fight against illegal loggers. The trees in Saweto, a community located near the Peruvian border with Brazil, are highly coveted on the market and are threatened by indiscriminate logging.
‘Do I deserve to die for speaking on behalf of a people?’
October 28, 2020
Eronilde Fermin is the chief of the Omágua Kambeba in São Paulo de Olivença, in the Brazilian Amazon. The following is an account of the struggle of unequal forces she faces when trying to guarantee indigenous education, medical care during the pandemic, and protection against invaders.