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


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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

Nema Etebar

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Nema is a spirited team photographer who loves urban life and all of humanity. Nema welcomes diversity in all its forms, which comes through in his art as well as in the meaningful conversations he has in every city he visits. The best way to keep track of Nema is to follow him on Instagram [...] 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


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