Discover the Fantastic World of Books: Building a Bilingual Library for a New Generation of Intercultural Learners

When I arrived as a volunteer in Santa Clara over nine months ago, I was shocked by how few children I saw reading. Books in the rural indigenous school system, I was to learn, often sit for years locked away … Continue reading Discover the Fantastic World of Books: Building a Bilingual Library for a New Generation of Intercultural Learners

Initial Strokes: Art and Environmental Consciousness with the Youngest Generation of Shipibo Children

After completing a series of murals with the children of the Shipibo urban community of Bena Jema on their elementary school, the teachers of the preschool next door came to us with an interest in a mural for their building … Continue reading Initial Strokes: Art and Environmental Consciousness with the Youngest Generation of Shipibo Children