Native Hope

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Native Hope is a nonprofit organization that exists to empower a young generation of Native Americans through programs that provide education, protect at-risk youth, and honor cultural heritage. Our Values: We respect culture by offering support to mend issues on reservations and preserving the traditions of each tribe. We take bold action to inspire success when addressing the [...] Continue Reading

Amazonia Foundation

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The Amazonia Foundation is a California-based 501(c)(4) non-profit corporation, founded in 1991. It is our mission to foster innovative and successful programs that can help stabilize the health of indigenous populations, participating in a solution to the global health crisis. History Michael Stuart Ani (Amazonia’s founder and president) had been visiting and living with tribal [...] Continue Reading

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

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

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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