Buen vivir in practice. Cuencas Sagradas: a bioregional plan of indigenous nations of Ecuador and Peru Amazon
October 19th | 15.30 – 17.30 CEST
Online streaming on our facebook page
> Introduction and presentation | prof. Massimo De Marchi (University of Padova)
> KEY LECTURERS:
Belen Paez – President of Fundación Pachamama
Manari Ushigua Santi – President of Sápara Nation, spirit healer
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
Belen Paez, ecologist and biologist is an activist and the president of the Pacha Mama Foundation working to support indigenous self-determination in the Amazon. She coordinates the Cuencas Sagradas initiative for bottom-up bioregional planning promoted by the indigenous nations of Ecuador and Peru in the Napo and Marañón river basins.
Manari Ushigua is an indigenous activist, shaman and political leader of the Zapara Nation, an endangered Amazonian people living between Ecuador and Peru. In 2001, UNESCO recognized the “Oral heritage and cultural manifestations of the Zápara people” as a world intangible heritage.
The Conference is organised in the framework of the course Alternatives to Development and Territorial Practices of Post Development – International Master in Climate Change and Diversity: Sustainable Territorial Development
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