Awasqa

Awasqa is a digital platform that seeks to democratize the media through the construction of a collaborative network with indigenous and environmental movements and organizations of the continent, generating a free space for publication in which to share written, audiovisual, visual and sound information, recognizing the diversity of languages and forms of communication, and breaking language barriers to promote linguistic justice and participatory communication.

Organisation Authors
  • Sofía Jarrín

    Sofía Jarrín

    Co-founder and co-editor, Awasqa.

    Visit author profile
  • Citlalli A.

    Citlalli Andrango Cadena. Productora Cine/Gestora Cultural Kichwa. Es productora de AylluRec Films y es parte del colectivo artístico HUMAZAPAS. Productora del largometraje HUAHUA 2018. Productora del proyecto de formación en cine comunitaria HUMAZAPAS 2022 y del proyecto de largometraje “VACACIONES” (POSTPRODUCCION). Además, es productora del Largometraje Docuficción AKCHA SAPI (DESARROLLO).

    Visit author profile
  • Taliza Chavez

    Me encata la morfología y sintaxis de los idiomas Kichwa e inglés y las investigaciones de campo lingüístico Kichwa.

    Visit author profile
Articles by Awasqa
  • Meet the First Generation of Awasqa Youth Scholars

    Meet the First Generation of Awasqa Youth Scholars

    It is with great joy that we want to introduce the first eight young Awasqa Youth Scholarship recipients! The main objective of the Awasqa Youth Scholarship is to create networks across Latin America and to give visibility to the work of Black and indigenous youth who are leading in the fields of community journalism, communication…

  • Bolivia: The Hostile Takeover of Indigenous Organizations

    Bolivia: The Hostile Takeover of Indigenous Organizations

    On January 11, Mongabay reported on the pernicious impacts that El Chepete-Balas massive hydroelectric project would have on more than 5,000 indigenous people and the biosphere of the Madidi National Park and Pilón Lajas Reserve. The construction of two dams on Beni River’s Chepete Gorge and El Bala Gorge, respectively, is a project that dates…

  • New Lawsuit Filed to Defend the Rights of Nature and Wild Rice

    New Lawsuit Filed to Defend the Rights of Nature and Wild Rice

    A few days before the bleak UN climate report was released, warning us how time is shrinking for humans to curb the climate crisis, Chippewa indigenous leaders presented a lawsuit on behalf of Manoomin, or wild rice. The lawsuit is making a last attempt to stop the construction of Line 3 oil pipeline by Enbridge…