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.

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  • Sofía Jarrín

    Sofía Jarrín

    Co-founder and co-editor, Awasqa.

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  • Citlalli Andrango Cadena

    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).

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Articles by Awasqa
  • Fanesca as a Symbol of Resistance and Community Relations

    Fanesca as a Symbol of Resistance and Community Relations

    Easter week is here, and it’s that time of the year when families in Ecuador and Ecuadorian immigrants in the US, Canada, and Europe prepare fanesca, one of the most intricate dishes I’ve had the pleasure to prepare and eat. It is so complex that people often gather their extended families to help in the…

  • Deb Haaland as a symbol of indigenous millennial victory in the U.S.

    Deb Haaland as a symbol of indigenous millennial victory in the U.S.

    The new U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Deb Haaland, is the first indigenous person to hold that position and the first to serve in a U.S. presidential cabinet. The significance of this achievement is emblematic of the mining struggle of indigenous peoples in the north and will have significant consequences in the defense of their…

  • Diverting Tribal COVID-19 Relief Funds into For-Profit Corporations

    Diverting Tribal COVID-19 Relief Funds into For-Profit Corporations

    In an unprecedented demonstration of unity, Native nations and tribes across the United States are taking measures to prevent the US government from misappropriating funds meant for COVID-19 emergency relief. Six tribal governments from Washington state, Maine, and Alaska teamed up in a lawsuit against the US Department of Treasury to prevent losing the $8…