Alianza Arkana

The Arkana Alliance is committed to raising awareness about the current environmental and social crises in the Amazon; supporting the creation, connection and strengthening of strategic networks and regional and community-based alliances; and inspiring positive change at local, national and international levels to protect and preserve the people, environment, and ancient traditions of the Amazon Rainforest.

Working to empower girls with art

Working to empower girls with art
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Manuela, Shipibo Traditional Healer

Manuela, Shipibo Traditional Healer
Manuela is an Onanya, a traditional Shipibo healer. Here she is participating in an interview at the Alianza Arkana office and talking about how she learned her trade. (view small | med | large | orig)

SEED women

SEED women
These young women participating in an introduction to Permaculture course called SEED - The Shipibo EcoSocial Design Diploma. Here they are at graduation! (view small | med | large | orig)

Weaving

Weaving
In this photo Shipibo elders are passing on the traditional weaving skills to youth (view small | med | large | orig)

Scholarship Student

Scholarship Student
This is Llomar, a Shipibo scholarship recipient. Llomar is studying agronomy and he has just completed his first year, passing all is courses! Here he is at the AA office surrounded by family. (view small | med | large | orig)

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