Fall 2011 – Cultural Survival Quarterly
A New Way of Giving (pdf)

Anank Nunink Nunkai, a Shuar representative, was invited to speak at the International Funders for Indigenous Peoples conference.

June 2011 – Indian Country Today
Philanthropists and Indigenous Leaders Talk Solutions to
World’s Pressing Problems

Anank Nunink Nunkai at the IFIP Conference

IFIP's 10th Annual Conference

April 2010 – Ukiah Daily Journal
Earth Day talk by Traditional Healer from the Ecuadorian rainforest

Earth Day talk

Earth Day talk by a traditional healer from the Ecuadorian rainforest

January 2010 – Earth Odyssey Magazine
Sharing from a Shuar Healer
Read the article about Anank written by Carla Woody

August 26, 2009 – Beyond 50 Radio
Eco-Wisdom from an Ecuadorian Shaman
Through a collaboration with the Ringing Rocks Foundation, Daniel Davis interviews Shuar Uwishin Anank Nunink Nunkai. They discuss the environment, spirituality and the technological lifestyle of the United States. Listen to the interview

September 2008 – Cultural Survival Magazine
Meeting Arutam
My name is Anank Nunink Nunkai and I am a man of the jungle in Ecuador. The name of my culture is Shuar, and our culture has existed for thousands of years in the middle of the jungle… read full article

May 2008 – News from Indian Country
Glimpses from IFIP conference in Santa Fe
Set against a backdrop of New Mexico’s Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the 7th International Funders for Indigenous Peoples’ conference was nothing short of spectacular. The April event at the Pueblo of Picuris Hotel Santa Fe drew 150 people from all corners of the Earth: Grantmakers, funding organizations, and Indigenous peoples’ representing Bolivia, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Peru, the Amazon, Canada and the U.S. They came to tell their stories. Many of those were stories of injustice.

It’s difficult for traditional healer Anank Nunkai of the Ecuadorian Amazon to heal his people – deforestation by commercial and speculative interests is destroying not only the tropical forests but the sacred vines that grow within, vines his people have relied on since time immemorial… read full article


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