“Resistance and re-existence: That is our history”: Diana Jemuel on 12 October commemorations

Video OpEd By Diana Jembuel Every October 12th, the arrival of the Christopher Columbus expedition to Abya Yala is commemorated. The wrong thing they called the day of the race. October 12 marks the beginning of the greatest genocide committed against the peoples of an entire continent. In this video column, Diana Jemuel, Secretary General […]

Voice, confidence and weaving of indigenous women’s voices

The Akubadaura launches the video of the National Meeting of Experiences: Indigenous Women Weavers of Leadership for the Defense of their Rights, the video collects the contributions of women, leaders of indigenous communities in Colombia and Guatemala who participated in the event. In addition to being emotional, this meeting was the ideal framework to generate […]


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 […]

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Innovation: The New Search Engine on Prior Consent and Ethnic Peoples in Colombia

As a commitment to dialogue, consensus, transparency, inclusion, the enjoyment of rights and a differential approach, the Akubadaura Community of Jurists presents the National Information System in Prior, Free and Informed Consultation -SNICPLI- An innovative plartaform for research and follow-up of prior consultation processes with the country’s ethnic peoples. One of the difficulties found by […]