Since 2004, Native Future has worked with the Wounaan of Panamá and two other Panamanian indigenous groups, Ngäbe and the Buglé, to support their education and protect their lands. Native Education provides scholarships and educational opportunities to indigenous students and leaders. It began as a Peace Corps project, in 2001, helping three Ngäbe and Buglé… [Continue Reading]

We would like to extend our most appreciative thanks to everyone who has contributed to our cause in 2016.  Dedicated donors, Peter Hetz and Marianne Kuitert, led the way with a combined gift of $7,500, and challenged us to match their generosity.  Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Joe Torres, took up the challenge and passed it… [Continue Reading]

We are happy to announce a new partnership with the US Forest Service (USFS) International Programs to support up to seven Wounaan communities to assess their natural resource management needs and identify and carry out actions to protect and manage at least one non-timber forest product (NTFP). Communities will also receive technical assistance, training and… [Continue Reading]

Native Future is asking for your help to start-up a Christmas Bird Count with Wounaan communities in Wounaan territory. Your donation will help to cover the initial costs of travel and logistics of CBC expertise and volunteers, as well as that of equipment and training, to start preparing with Wounaan for a Christmas Bird Count… [Continue Reading]

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers  – Wounaan need your help! Join with Native Future RPCVs to raise $3,000 for Wounaan Land Rights.  Joe Torres, a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, former Peace Corps APCD and Acting CD in Panama, and a Native Future supporter, is challenging the RPCV community to triple his pledge of $1,000 toward the overall… [Continue Reading]

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Since 2004, Native Future has worked with the Wounaan of Panamá and two other Panamanian indigenous groups, Ngäbe and the Buglé, to support their education and protect their lands. Native Education provides scholarships and educational opportunities to indigenous students and leaders. It began as a Peace Corps project, in 2001, helping three Ngäbe and Buglé […]

Year-end Campaign Results – Thank you!

We would like to extend our most appreciative thanks to everyone who has contributed to our cause in 2016.  Dedicated donors, Peter Hetz and Marianne Kuitert, led the way with a combined gift of $7,500, and challenged us to match their generosity.  Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Joe Torres, took up the challenge and passed it […]

Native Future Receives Grant for Wounaan Natural Resource Management

We are happy to announce a new partnership with the US Forest Service (USFS) International Programs to support up to seven Wounaan communities to assess their natural resource management needs and identify and carry out actions to protect and manage at least one non-timber forest product (NTFP). Communities will also receive technical assistance, training and […]