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Indigenous Youth Movement

The future of the world’s forests depend on youth, especially youth from indigenous communities.
Introducing you to  some of the indigenous youth from South and Meso America. From March 2017 we have been adding youth from Indonesia.

7 Million And Rising

The Climate Crisis is here and “change is coming whether you like it or not” Across 2 days more than 7 million people around the world took to the streets to demand action on the climate crisis. The largest climate action in history. In the lead up, indigenous youth from the Guardians of the Forest […]

Identity

A powerful film by Ivan Jaripio, Embera indigenous filmmaker from Panama. In this short creative film he contrasts indigenous tradition...t.

Our Territory

Wildfires may grab headlines but indigenous peoples and local communities who depend the Amazon face many different threats. Not only are their territories targeted for illegal extractive activities such as gold mining and deforestation but without clear land titles their situation remains legally precarious. But more than this – indigenous peoples and local communities offer […]

Indigenous Youth Movement

The future of the world’s forests depend on youth, especially youth from indigenous communities. Introducing you to 7 indigenous you...o?

Fernando Manurung

Fernando Manurung adalah seorang pemuda yang berasal dari masyarakat Tano Batak, Toba Samosir dan merupakan salah satu anggota Barisan ...i.

Nedine Helena Sulu

Nedine Helena Sulu, indigenous youth from Tombulu Pineleng, Minahasa. She is one of the initiators of the campaign to reject the formal...e.

Ivan Jaripio Embera Piriati
Ivan Jaripio

Ivan Jaripio is an Embera filmmaker who has won awards with his short films exploring Embera identity and the stories of his community ...o.

Susana Dominguez

Susana Dominguez is an Hñahñu (Otomí) graduate of language and cultura from San Cristobal, Michoacán, Mexico. In this video she sp...f.

Yuam Pravia

Yuam Pravia, Miskitu youth leader and representative of Masta Miskitu, speaks at the UN Biodiversity Conference COP13 about the importa...d.

Larry Salomon

Larry Salomon is a Mayangna youth leader from Nicaragua. In this video he talks about the challenges that young people face to take on ...y.

Dina Júc

Dina Júc is a youth leader from the Utz Che‘ Association in Guatemala. In this video she asks the Guatemalan authorities to respect ....

Mara Barrigon

Mara Barrigon is a jagua painter (traditional Embera body paint) and part of the Embera cultural collective Dji Ta Wagadi, which is wor...o.

If Not Us Then Who
Diana Rios

Diana Rios is an Ashaninka youth leader from Alto-Tamaya Saweto in the central Peruvian rainforest. In this video she speaks about the ....

Carlos Doviaza

Specialist in community forest monitoring, Carlos works for the strengthening of indigenous rights in the context of REDD+ in Panama fo...).