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Community Development with the Shuar People

Enrique Vargas Playing Handmade Flute

I spent two weeks volunteering for the Fundación de Desarollo Indígena de Pastaza (FUNDECOIPA) in the Arutam Rainforest Reserve. FUNDECOIPA's primary concern is to preserve and protect communally-owned Shuar land, for environmental as well as cultural reasons.

To learn more about the experience
and to read my journal entries written while in Arutam, click here.

To view photos, click here.

Shuar girls helping their moms cook