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Nunkui is a very important figure in the Shuar culture and mythology. She is a Goddess that lives under the ground and makes everything grow. Thousands of years ago, Nunkui taught the Shuar how to survive sustainably in the Amazon jungle. For us … Continue reading

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Recent visit to my jungle

Recently I returned from a six-week trip to my jungle to visit with my family and maestros (Shuar Elders). It was a difficult journey on many levels, everything is changing so fast these days. Young Shuar are loosing their culture … Continue reading

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