May 4, 2014

Please donate to AMAZON WATCH to help two members of the U'wa community travel to NYC to make their cause known to the United Nations Indigenous Forum 5/16/14

April 19, 2014

The entire world know that to perforate the earth and do explosions underground, cracks are formed that cause the water to diverted from nourishing bodies of water, rivers, creeks and lagoons.

Todo el mundo sabe aquí que al perforar la tierra y hacer explosiones en el subsuelo, se forman grietas por donde se desvían las aguas que alimentan nacimientos, ríos, quebradas y lagunas

April 12, 2012

Honoring International Women's Day and Denouncing Sexual Violence against Women and Mother Earth,
Press release from the National Indigenous Organization of Colombia (ONIC).
Excerpts: “Women in our villages preserve our language and our culture. We are wise and strong, caretakers of Mother Earth and defenders of life itself. Indigenous peoples are being killed silently, and in the first half of 2011, 51 indigenous people were killed. Murdering Indian people is not the only way to end our lives and our peoples. Repeatedly, women are victims of systematic rape, forced recruitment and forced displacement. This type of violence is to intimidate, control, divide, "punish" the people and communities, and leaders and indigenous organizations, and is part of the strategy of military control over the territory. Sisters and brothers -- of all tribes and all peoples – [we hope that] that today our voices be [elevated] to a song for a dignified life. Let this be an opportunity to continue building collectively for a world without violence against women.”  http://cms.onic.org.co/

September 30, 2011

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May 19, 2011

Members of the "Mujer Uwa Core Organizing Committee" have been invited to present a video on our recent Delegation to U'wa Territory at the event for the 2011 Ingrid Washinawatok El-Issa O'Peqtaw-Metaemoh Flying Eagle Woman Peace Justice and Sovereignty Award.

May 17, 2011

For important contributions on behalf of indigenous communities throughout the world, the Ingrid Washinawatok El-Issa Flying Eagle Woman Fund (FEWF) is honoring three distinguished women at a special ceremony at the United Nations on Friday, May 20. The event will include a video clip of related work being done by North and South American activists in the U’wa community of Colombia.

August 14, 2010

n August 2010, Mujer U’wa’s Core Organizing Committee of 5 women, organized a Mujer U’wa Women of Color Delegation to visit the U’wa territory. This was the first Delegation with three or more women from the USA since Ingrid, Lahe and Terry were killed by guerrillas in 1999 while visiting the U’wa. 

May 26, 2009

It was a pleasure to have you here in New York, to receive the honoring from the Ingrid Washinawatok El-Issa Flying Eagle Woman Fund.