Working in the Community of Nuevo Sucre Part One: The Problem – Oil Contamination

Normally, as Education Director of Alianza Arkana, I write about the intercultural educational projects we are setting up with the Shipibo and other indigenous peoples of the Peruvian Amazon. In this blog entry, however, I want to write about recent … Continue reading Working in the Community of Nuevo Sucre Part One: The Problem – Oil Contamination

Amazon Indigenous Group Protests Oil Industry Maneuvers: Contested Law Seeks International, Government Protections

As published in Indian Country Today, April 16, 2012.  IQUITOS, Peru — It’s been said that oil and gas companies follow a bible of sorts here in the jungle, a universal playbook of their most effective methods for convincing locals … Continue reading Amazon Indigenous Group Protests Oil Industry Maneuvers: Contested Law Seeks International, Government Protections