A new healthcare model that seeks consensus among the indigenous peoples of Putumayo

El Espectador / December 17, 2021 In Putumayo, five SISPIs (Indigenous Intercultural Healthcare Systems) are being developed with indigenous communities. This project generates healthcare models that respond to the needs of the communities themselves; however, the process of dialogue with the institutions can be complex. Through December 16, 2021, 2,109 indigenous people had died in…

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TORTUGAS PRECIOSAS DE OSA

Baby turtles in the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica_Tortugas Preciosas_Costa Rica

Tortugas Preciosas de Osa has released 32,219 baby turtles of three different species, reduced predation and nest theft by 60%, and established a baseline of the biology and ecology of these species in danger of extinction in one of the most biodiverse places in the world. As if that were not enough, during this time we have discovered that this location is one of the most important for hawksbill turtle nesting in the Pacific region of Central America.

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Tortugas Preciosas de Osa: Saving the Sea Turtles of the Osa Peninsula

Baby turtles in the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica_Tortugas Preciosas_Costa Rica

Tortugas Preciosas de Osa has released 32,219 baby turtles of three different species, reduced predation and nest theft by 60%, and established a baseline of the biology and ecology of these species in danger of extinction in one of the most biodiverse places in the world. As if that were not enough, during this time we have discovered that this location is one of the most important for hawksbill turtle nesting in the Pacific region of Central America.

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Yachaikury: cómo aprender desde el territorio, la espiritualidad y la medicina tradicional

Waira Nina Jacanamijoy, leader of the educational process of the Inga community of Caquetá

El presente texto cuenta la historia de la fundación de Yachaikury. De las problemáticas más desastrosas, la comunidad inga del Caquetá tomó la oportunidad para tomar decisiones por su propio bien. De esta, nació la fundación de la escuela Yachaikury, una escuela con etnoeducación que plasma los saberes tradicionales indígenas junto con la educación regular. Esta, por encima de las escuelas tradicionales, le trae autonomía a las comunidades y memoria de sus tradiciones.

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Yachaikury: How to learn from the territory, spirituality, and traditional medicine

Waira Nina Jacanamijoy, leader of the educational process of the Inga community of Caquetá

This text tells the story of the founding of the Yachaikury School. Faced with disastrous problems, the Inga community of Caquetá took the opportunity to make decisions for their own well-being. From this, the foundation was laid for Yachaikury, a school that pairs traditional indigenous knowledge with standard education. This brings autonomy to the communities and memory of their traditions.

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Pioneers in ethno-education in Caquetá: The importance of Yachaikury

This text is a journey through the thoughts of Flora Macas Zhigue, the director of the Yachaikury School. It describes the long path of the institution, the people and institutions that have accompanied it on this path, and the way she has educated her students. It also recounts, through her experiences, the philosophy behind the institution, and what has been achieved through it.

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