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    La defensa de las culturas, los idiomas, los territorios, es una de las características de la comunicación y el cine indígena, así lo afirmamos quienes hemos venido trabajando desde diversos espacios nuestro derecho a contar nuestras historias y a través de ellas relacionarnos con otros pueblos y luchas. La capacidad para construir otros sentidos de […]

  • Film

    The Sungai Utik community in West Kalimantan and their protection of their customary land is emblematic. Young local Dayak filmmaker, Kynan Tegar, traces their story.

  • Film

    La comunidad nativa de Caimito, ubicada en la región Ucayali, se resiste a la implementación del Área de Conservación Regional Imiría (ACR Imiría), lo cual perjudica al territorio indígena y a su conservación. Visita la nota en su sitio web: http://bit.ly/2dhSlJ8

If Not Us Then Who? highlights the role indigenous and local peoples play in protecting our planet; we work in partnership with communities to make films, take photographs, curate content, commission local artists and host events.


Capacity Building

Since 2013 If Not Us Then Who? has been connecting with and amplifying communicators from across the tropical forests regions.

Vibrant Indigenous film production supports

Cultural resilience and resistance

Record ancestral knowledge and raise pride and profile of indigenous communities

Defence of Indigenous territories and rights

Digital storytelling enables injustices and incursions to be denounced to the world and catalyse action against them

Building solidarity

Sharing stories and solutions across greater distances than ever before

Biodiversity

Indigenous peoples are guardians of 80% of the world’s biodiversity and strong Indigenous land rights have been recognised as an important climate solution

Emerging Filmakers

With this dialogue of knowledge, we hope to continue honouring our ancestors by practising the gift of storytelling, rethinking and strengthening our own identity

David Hernández Palmar | Wayuu IIPUANA

Partnerships

If Not Us Then Who? works with indigenous networks and NGOs to deliver strategic communications and capacity building.

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