Indigenous peoples

El Oriente

Guatemala’s El Oriente (Eastern land) is a region which has systematically been left aside by the state’s political and economic system. The population’s suffering is visible as they have one of the highest levels of malnutrition in the country. It… Read More ›

Guatemala: Saving Indigenous Radio

This short video is from ‘Amplifying Indigenous Voices: Cultural Survival’s Community Media Program’. Community radio has been a vital presence in Indigenous communities in Guatemala since the 1960s. Indigenous Peoples in Guatemala rely on community radio to keep their cultures,… Read More ›

500 YEARS

“There is joy in dreaming about a new country, a country where we indigenous people, with our culture, our language, our spirituality, our worldview, can exist as part of this country.” – Daniel Pascual, Peasant Leader 500 YEARS is the story… Read More ›