ECUADOR

Since 1972, when the ruling military dictatorship displayed the first oil barrel extracted in the Ecuadorian Amazon on a tank during a parade, the indigenous peoples who inhabit the rainforest have endured threats, displacement and persecution by oil, mining and logging companies. This project recounts two of these stories: that of Sarayaku and Nankints, of a Kichwa community against an oil company and a Shuar one against mining, of triumph in resistance and relentless devastation, seen through the dignified leadership of Patricia Gualinga and the despair of a Shuar community displaced from their home in Southern Ecuador by a copper mine.

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