The Amazon Water Highway Project

“Parana – The River”

South American governments plan to construct a massive Amazon Water Highway which would dredge 4 major rivers, cause major environmental damage and open the region to more extractive industries. Watch this short film to see how indigenous communities are opposing the plan:

“Memories from the River”

Environmental damage also affects the Kukama’s spiritual universe, the villages beneath the river. This violates international and Peruvian laws protecting the cultural rights of indigenous communities. Watch and hear fascinating modern-day stories of the underwater spirit world: