As far as I am concerned it is difficult to give a forthright answer to this question although I think that there is always a pros and cons in any issue we deal with., but here we are talking about the survival of the indigenous cultures and languages. In fact, the cultural debate on the issue of ICT, its pros and cons is not going to die soon. It is for some a double-edged sword, for others a computer-mediated colonialism, but it can also be a powerful agent of change for the indigenous … [Read more...] about INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT): IMPACT ON INDIGENOUS CULTURES?
In her kind words, below is a letter written by our partner for the Niños de la Amazonia project, Amy Coplan, thanking Rainforest Fund's executive director for years of Rainforest Fund support. ----------------- Dear Franca, I'm happy to write you and share the news that Niños de la Amazonia has met its goals. A recap: As you know, the Niños de la Amazonia project began as a photography project, and this visual anthropology project grew into the Niños de la Amazonia non-profit. The Niños’ … [Read more...] about News from the Niños: A Letter to Rainforest Fund
Swimming with piranhas and crocodiles is not as scary as the threat of losing tradition and culture for many indigenous communities. … [Read more...] about Amazon Olympics: a tool for cultural preservation