Associação Indígena Kīsêdjê is an alliance that promotes ecological and social resilience and the rights of the Kīsêdjê community in Brazil. The community lives in one of the most environmentally threatened areas of the world. The alliance is working towards activities that aim to guarantee the rights of the Kīsêdjê living on 1.7 million hectares of traditional lands. The alliance was awarded with the UNDP Equator Prize for being able to recover its traditional lands and develop an entrepreneurial model that uses native pequi trees to revitalize the landscape.
Instituto Piracema is a collective of environmental lawyers based in Brazil, providing technical and legal advice to private and public actors, in the area of human rights and environment law. Piracema's mission is to deepen the debate on the protection and promotion of human and fundamental rights, with initiatives that involve research in this area as well as continuous training and professional development.
Barisan Pemuda Adat Nusantara (BPAN) is a youth-led Indigenous association with the aim to empower the Indigenous youth in Indonesia. Members of BPAN are aged 15 to 35 and represent the Indigenous communities in 7 regions of the archipelago. BPAN works to accommodate, integrate, channel and fight for solidarity and aspirations of the Indigenous youth of Indonesia.
Pachamama is a group of filmmakers and photographers dedicated to creating visually inspiring images. Their work, both alluring and emotive, bridges the gap between cinematic and humanized media, aiming to awaken the innate connection between human beings and their environment. With a focus on documentary, outdoors and conservation, they inspire positive change in the world through the craft of filmmaking.
The Sinchi Foundation raises awareness and generates support for Indigenous communities around the world. They provide a platform to learn about the importance of cultural diversity and the role Indigenous peoples play in keeping our connection to the natural world intact, with the objective to provide Indigenous peoples with the opportunity to share their own stories and ensure better representation in the media.
Tribal Wisdom is a benevolent foundation that encourages the continuation of ancestral knowledge and traditional practices from peoples around the world. Their goal is to connect practitioners and for original cultures to be reviewed and revived locally, helping to create more balanced communities with nature-based solutions.