Meet Yanda Tawra
Sapara Indigenous Territory
Sapara People
Ecuadorian Amazon
Hectares: 49,000

YOUR DONATION

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's Story

 

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.