Our ancestors protected our sacred lands for us, now is our time!

Hakhu, which means let’s go in Kichwa, is an indigenous saying to encourage our peoples to advance together.

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WE ARE INDIGENOUS FROM  THE AMAZON 

WHO WE ARE?

We are indigenous Kichwa youth from the Amazon region in Ecuador. We have decided to follow the path of our ancestors and elders.

Our Work 

We will not stop fighting, because our entire livelihood depends on Nature.

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Challenges 

OIL
“In November 2011, the Ecuadorian government began a new oil round to auction the entire central southern Amazon. As we had done many times before, we resisted this incursion, but the government isn’t giving up.”.

ARTICLES

Women take care of their families, keep their community safe, and collectively protect territories threatened by extractivist activities...

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FILMS 

Documentaries and videos that connect you with our projects.

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PODCAST

We want to tell you the stories of our Amazon, our communities, and our struggle for life. 

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The central south of the Ecuadorian Amazon is inhabited by seven different indigenous nationalities, including some of the world’s last tribes in voluntary isolation. We indigenous peoples depend on nature, and we survive through small-scale agriculture, gathering, hunting, fishing, and through the solidarity of our people... 
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About our Name 

 

Hakhu, which means let’s go in Kichwa, is an indigenous saying to encourage our peoples to advance together.

Hakhu Amazon Foundation 

Av. Shyris N36-188 y Av. Naciones Unidas, Ed. Shyris Park, H12, Quito-Ecuador. 

+1 (202) 3418609

info@hakhu.org

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