Culture

CULTURE

The development and richness of the cultures of the native peoples that today live in what is defined as Argentina is very diverse and extraordinarily rich. The history of these latitudes can not be analyzed, nor understood, without the contribution of the original peoples.

The original cultures are invisible to the extreme of denying their capacities and rights and even in some cases their existence. The original cultures are usually part of the agendas of public and institutional policies that are based on welfare.. These welfare processes tend to attend to specific demands that are considered more urgent, often leaving aside cultural and identity developments.

The perspective from which we work allows us to integrate work areas and demands, developing projects in coordination with organizations and communities, thus strengthening cultural identity and organizational processes. Proposing especially the construction of appropriate instruments for the dissemination and visibility of indigenous peoples and their cultures.

Projects

Construction and Fitting-out of the “Culture House”

culture

February 04, 2019

We support the initiative of the community to build a "house of culture" where all kinds of artistic works as well as history and memory of the Pomis Jiwet community can be carried out. (This is a Chorote community in the Pilcomayo region of Salta from the wikina wos bias "north wind people"). There will also be rehearsals and musical recordings of the band Ampey, teaching and training workshops for…


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Na Sam documentary

culture

January 22, 2019

A day in the Chaco of Salta. On the northern border of Argentina, the Pilcomayo River meanders through the vast mountain that unites what is now part of Bolivia, Paraguay and Argentina. The Wikina Wos, (people of the north wind), ethnicity of the people we know as Chorote, relive their history full of absences, silences and shortcomings. After the colonization of the lands of the Chaco by the national states,…


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Music

culture

September 27, 2017

We traveled to Buenos Aires with the Díaz brothers of the community Pomis Jiwet (Place of the drums), with the aim of recording a disc of folk music-fusion with traditional elements of their own language. The group worked on six themes in the recording studio Animal Music.


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