Mongabay

Indigenous group and locals sign agreement to protect sustainable livelihoods and culture

by Dimitri Selibas on 18 May 2022 for Mongabay Originally published by Mongabay. Read… Most of Colombia’s remaining 600 Indigenous Nukak people live in camps around Guaviare’s capital and see returning to their territory, a one million-hectare Amazonian reserve, as the only way to survive and live dignified lives. A coexistence agreement signed between the […]

Misión médica, Peñas Blancas, Chocó

Embera indigenous community of Peñas Blancas: adrift in a sea of uncertainty

On April 19th a medical mission led by Mayor’s office of Riosucio, Chocó Privince in Colombia, visited the Emberá Indigenous Community of Peñas Blancas, to assess the symptoms of respiratory disease presented by 97 Emberá. The visit evidenced the precarious health, vulnerability and extreme conditions of the Emberá in this region, as well as the […]

Nükak

Craft: fabrics of life Crafts are the expression of indigenous people’s work and cultural heritage, their customs, the use they give to things, therefore they surpass the object as a decorative element since they build their culture in the daily routine of hunting, sowing and rituals. Nukak: The way they communicate with the jungle manifests […]