Sowing a SEED of hope

Sowing a SEED of hope

Partnering with indigenous youth to to regenerate the rainforest and their communities…

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Say NO to oil in the Amazon!

Say NO to oil in the Amazon!

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Alianza Arkana partners with indigenous leaders by providing long-term legal aid, strengthening their federati...
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Alianza Arkana Becomes Advisor to Local Government

Last week, Alianza Arkana's President and Director of Community-Based Solutions, Brian Best, and Jema Jakoanti District Coordinator, Ronal Roque Agustin renewed the "inter-institutional agreement for ...

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Newsletter: Celebrating Women and Girls, in the Amazon and around the World

To see a formatted version of this newsletter, click here Springtime is now upon us! As we celebrate the rebirth of the solar year, we are reminded to find balance again. Here at Alianza Arkana, we...

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Forging Solidarity Among Shipibo Girls

"Now that I have lived this experience, I have solidarity with other girls and I am not shy anymore. I'm a leader and I am happy!"-Karen, 14 years old Last week, fifteen girls in Puerto Firmeza commu...

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Kukama Kukamilla People Demand Social and Environmental Emergency

Last week over 1000 indigenous people from a major tributary of the Amazon river gathered for a meeting in the northern Peruvian Amazon to hear about the government test results of oil contamination i...

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Indigenous monitor records contamination
Severe Oil Contamination Found in the Largest National Reserve in Peru

Acodecospat/Puinamudt/Alianza Arkana Last week Peruvian governmental authorities released test results that prove alarming levels of contamination in Peru's largest national reserve, Pacaya Samiria. ...

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Celebrating a Year of Achievements

Justice & Regeneration in the Amazon Celebrating a year of achievements!  2013 has gone by in a flash! At Alianza Arkana, it was a year of growth, learning, innovation and great ach...

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Reflections on Intercultural Issues and Self-Esteem for Young Girls in a Shipibo Community

By Shilpa Darivemula, Volunteer at Alianza Arkana The girls all sat in a circle and stared up expectantly at me. We were under a cool thatched roof in the school on a beautiful yet hot day in Puerto ...

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Shipibo Scholarship Students for 2014

As part of our mission to help strengthen and preserve the Shipibo culture, with its rich traditions, crafts and unique cosmovision, Alianza Arkana is helping create Shipibo professionals with strong ...

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Oil Spill Pacya Samira
Pluspetrol's Dismal Environmental Track Record Overlooked as It Wins Sustainability Award

Argentine oil giant Pluspetrol Norte, the E&P firm whose irresponsible extractive activity in the Loreto region of the Peruvian Amazon resulted in Peru declaring three environmental states of emer...

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Developing Genuine Intercultural Education

In the months of October and November this year, Alianza Arkana helped take an important step in providing intercultural education at the integrated pre-, primary and secondary school in the semi-rura...

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