Crazywise

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CRAZYWISE is a documentary produced and directed by Phil Borges and Kevin Tomlinson, seeking answers to the question: What can we learn from those who have turned their psychological crisis into a positive transformative experience? During a quarter-century documenting indigenous cultures, human-rights photographer and filmmaker Phil Borges often saw these cultures identify “psychotic” symptoms as [...] Continue Reading

Fábio Nascimento

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Fábio Nascimento is dedicated to his passions: photography, film and music. In all three of them, he is fully committed, body and soul, to his storytelling mission. Be it through journalistic and documentary film and photography, cinematography, editing, sound or composition. Stories unite many worlds, they must be told, they should be heard. Photos and [...] Continue Reading

Shipibo Conibo Center

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The Shipibo Conibo Center is an art project in the form of a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit cultural organization whose headquarters are based in a townhouse within the Hamilton Heights Historical District in Manhattan. Driven by experimental practice and poetic intent, the organization is set up to promote and perpetuate the creative life-ways and knowledge [...] Continue Reading

Mama Tierra

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Mama Tierra is a non-profit organization that supports indigenous communities in their quest for self-determination, human rights and protection of natural resources. We focus mostly on indigenous women because they carry the biggest responsibility within their communities, they play a vital role for the well-being of their families and the care-taking of the children, the [...] Continue Reading

Greenoxx

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Greenoxx is a non-governmental organization dedicated to combat climate change, an integrant of the Ammando Foundation in Dublin, Ireland, formed by more than 1800 nonprofits worldwide, and a member of the GEF CSO Network dedicated to safeguard the global environment and promote sustainable development. In 2012, Greenoxx launched The Madre de Dios Amazon REDD project, [...] Continue Reading

Beyond Connections/ Converging Pathways Consultancy

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Converging Pathways and Beyond Connections have partnered to form a unique approach to engagement and development of individuals and teams.  Igniting and electrifying rooms globally on creating a movement of inclusion and respect through story, experience and truth.  It is not just about engaging participants but creating a movement that outreaches and engages with a [...] Continue Reading

Alianza Arkana

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Through establishing grassroots alliances with indigenous and international organizations, strengthening stewardship of vital ecosystems, honoring ancestral wisdom in the creation and application of sustainable development practices, preserving cultural identity and traditions through true intercultural education, and standing in solidarity with our allies for environmental and social justice, we will ensure a clean, just, and sustainable [...] Continue Reading

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Iron Yogis

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 “Iron is full of impurities that weaken it, through forging it becomes steel.” Sensei Ueshiba. What is Iron Yogis? Iron Yogis is a practice of breathing, living, exploring and sharing life experiences that offers a mentoring experience within diverse communities.  Through music, the meditative practices of Qi Gong and Yoga, we share our understanding of balanced [...] Continue Reading

Raventrust

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  When RAVEN was formed in 2009, it was because the original board recognized the need to redress an inherent imbalance. To obtain justice in the courts for Canada’s First Nations in their struggle to protect rights and lands native leaders, advocates and their legal teams almost always face overwhelming odds when going against the [...] Continue Reading

Algunas mujeres guerrilleras observan atentas desde una casa cercana el ecuentro deportivo entre las FARC y los civiles. Foto: Federico Rios

Native Agency

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Native is an agency focused on Latin American and African visual talent. It seeks to empower underrepresented photojournalists and visual storytellers and connect them to a global audience. While huge strides have been made by Latin American & African visual journalists to break into the– what still is an all western and male –industry. Storytellers [...] Continue Reading

Ronald Duikersloot

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Ronald Duikersloot (1979) is a classic example of a versatile contemporary artist with a socio-critical worldview. From professional graffiti artist, idealist, robot designer to flamethrower performer as DE WILDLASSER on alternative festivals, the concepts of Duikersloot are mainly ironic and something to remember. His motto is: Rule # 1: “There are no rules!” He’s shown [...] Continue Reading

Small Island, Big Song

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Small Island, Big Song is a musical adventure recording with Indigenous musicians across Indian and Pacific oceans. Covering over half our Earths surface the Indian and Pacific Oceans share an enduring ancient story. A heritage bound by courage, culture and song, spread by the ocean currents and trade winds over 5,000 years. With continuing traditions these [...] Continue Reading

ICTV

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Indigenous Community Television (ICTV) is an independent, not for profit organisation. Our Core purpose is to improve the lives of Indigenous Australian through the creation of media distribution outlets that enable the active sharing of stories, culture, language and the provision of essential information. Each year, as more of our elders pass away, ICTV plays [...] Continue Reading

Treecreds

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Climate change through human activity is now scientifically recognized and its devastating effects are increasingly being felt around the planet. Deforestation is responsible for nearly one fifth of greenhouse gas emissions and has resulted in significant loss of biodiversity and degradation of land and water resources. Treecreds is a support, management, advocacy and promotional agency [...] Continue Reading

Xapiri

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Xapiri supports Amazonian indigenous culture by unifying ethical art, emotive photography and informative media. The vision is to increase awareness and inspire positive change. Through art, we can connect and learn from indigenous culture while supporting a sustainable fair-trade economy. The indigenous arts of the Amazon are varied, with each tribe having their own distinct [...] Continue Reading

Why Warriors

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We are a committed group of Balanda (mainstream) and Yolngu (East Arnhem Land Aboriginal) individuals who believe in making a difference. We partner together to bring locally controlled change, as well as opportunities for cultures to understand each other. Why Warriors co-founder Richard Trudgen wrote the seminal book “Why Warriors Lie Down And Die”, a [...] Continue Reading

Wayne Quilliam

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Adjunct Professor Wayne Quilliam is one of Australia’s most respected Indigenous photographers/artist/curators/videographers and cultural advisers working at a local, national and international level. His award winning career includes the coveted National NAIDOC Indigenous Artist of the Year, nominated as a Master of Photography by National Geographic, winner of Business of the Year for the Australian [...] Continue Reading

Jimmy Nelson Foundation

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Jimmy Nelson (UK, 1967) started working as a photographer in 1987. Having spent 10 years at a Jesuit boarding school in the North of England, he set off on his own to traverse the length of Tibet on foot (1985). The journey lasted a year and upon his return his unique visual diary, featuring revealing images of a previously inaccessible Tibet, was published to wide international acclaim. Continue Reading