April 23, 2013
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A new video by Alianza Arkana includes an Earth Day message from the indigenous peoples in the Peruvian Amazon who are facing the existential threats of logging and fossil fuel development on their traditional lands. Alianza Arkana, which means 'Protection Alliance,' advocates for indigenous people in Peru within the legal system, develops community-based projects, and preserve traditional teachings, such as plant-based medicine.