Meet Yanda Tawra
Sapara Indigenous Territory
By donating to Tawna and the Sapara Guardian you are supporting:
the processes of defence of indigenous territories;
strengthening Amazonian cultural legacies;
support the young people of the Amazon in learning audiovisual communication.
Yanda Montahuano is a Guardian from the Sapara people of Ecuadorian Amazon. He is a filmmaker, defender and communicator of nature’s rights, dreamer and co-founder of the NGO Tawna: a multicultural film organisation with a focus on Amazonian narrative.
Through audiovisual storytelling they seek to:
Decolonise the audiovisual creation about the Amazon and its populations.
Generate a new cinema narrated from an Amazonian point of view.
Promote the creation of and access to digital culture in the Amazonian territories.