Ezekiel and his brothers are three of the 7,500 Wounaan doing their part to protect and conserve their rainforests and way of life. They can’t do it alone, though. It takes equipment, it takes training, it takes gas for boats…. They need your help! Already in Ezekiel’s community of Puerto Lara, hundreds of acres of… [Continue Reading]

Neem Chaain hoo k᾽ap᾽Ʌ WёnɅrraag The Conservation of Wounaan Birds In July of this year, over three days, ten Wounaan volunteers from Puerto Lara joined Wounaan cultural experts and national leaders to learn about bird watching from Native Future volunteers, Janice Jorgensen and Robert Mesta. By the end of the three days, the community of… [Continue Reading]

Wounaan National Congress 2017 Every four years Wounaan elect their national leadership. This election year, with an overwhelming majority of votes, Chenier Carpio was elected President and Diogracio Puchicama, Cacique (Chief). On April 18th, the elected Wounaan leadership and their cabinet were inaugurated during a ceremony at the University of Panama. Read more… Meet our New… [Continue Reading]

“Sorry Guys, It’s the Gals” :: La Granja El Jancinto :: Meet Jim Deveau Reflecting on 17 years of La Granja  El  Jacinto, granting scholarships to family participants, I studied the photos taken. The role of the women is striking. Not only as helpers, cooks, weed pullers, seed planters – all important. Quiet and strong,… [Continue Reading]

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Can you help Ezekiel and his brothers?

Ezekiel and his brothers are three of the 7,500 Wounaan doing their part to protect and conserve their rainforests and way of life. They can’t do it alone, though. It takes equipment, it takes training, it takes gas for boats…. They need your help! Already in Ezekiel’s community of Puerto Lara, hundreds of acres of […]

Help Wounaan protect and conserve their forests

Neem Chaain hoo k᾽ap᾽Ʌ WёnɅrraag The Conservation of Wounaan Birds In July of this year, over three days, ten Wounaan volunteers from Puerto Lara joined Wounaan cultural experts and national leaders to learn about bird watching from Native Future volunteers, Janice Jorgensen and Robert Mesta. By the end of the three days, the community of […]

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Wounaan National Congress 2017 Every four years Wounaan elect their national leadership. This election year, with an overwhelming majority of votes, Chenier Carpio was elected President and Diogracio Puchicama, Cacique (Chief). On April 18th, the elected Wounaan leadership and their cabinet were inaugurated during a ceremony at the University of Panama. Read more… Meet our New […]