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Stories about Amazonia

1 December 2014

Sharing the “Living Forest” Through Community Cinema Workshops in Sarayaku

From November 13-15, 2014, a community cinema workshop was held in the Sarayaku community, which was organized by El Churo Collective in conjunction with the communications department from Sarayaku.

16 November 2014

Preparing for the Chariboan Joi Cultural Festival Festival in Shipibo Communities

The Chariboan Joi team tells us about the cultural festival, prepared along with representatives from involved communities, Betania, Palestina, Bethel and Alva Castro.

13 November 2014

First Jatta Wöötanö Organizational Meeting in Boca de Ninchare

The project Jatta Wöötanö begins with a meeting with representatives and leaders from the Yekuana commmunity that live in the Caura River Basin in Venezuela.

30 October 2014

Achuar and Shuar Community Voices Broadcasting Online

Radio stations in Achuar and Shuar indigenous communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon are preparing to establish an online presence to broadcast in their own language, as part of the Rising...

Sarayaku: Images of Resistance and Alternatives

From the Ecuadorian Amazon, we get to know the community of Sarayaku that said no to road, but connect to the rest of the world through the Internet.

19 October 2014

Jatta Wöötanö – Yekuana Ethno-Communication About Their Culture

Let's meet the Jatta Wöötanö – Yekuana Etnocomunicators project, one of the Rising Voices Amazonia grantee projects from Venezuela.

13 October 2014

Yadiko Uruk – Children of Tobacco, Coca and Sweet Cassava

This is the first update by one of our Amazonia Rising Voices projecto grantees, Yadiko Uruk + Children of Yadiko, located in Colombia.

12 October 2014

Revitalizing the Tsimane’ Language in the Bolivian Amazon

Tsimane' Language Universe is one of the grantees of the project Rising Voices Amazonia, a long term initiative where members of the Tsimane’ society are involved.

11 October 2014

Shipibo Citizen Journalism Soaring Like the Maracaná Macaw

Rising Voices note: This is the first project update written by our grantee project in Peru as part of the Rising Voices Amazonia initiative. Every month, grantees will write a...

3 April 2014

Announcing the Rising Voices Amazonia Project

In partnership with Avina Americas, Fundación Avina, and the Skoll Foundation, Rising Voices will be working directly with communities in the Amazon Region that want to tell their own story...