Thomas Georges’ from Hamilton.edu writes about Ecuadorian Paula Ortiz making documentary Imbabura about the textile industry in Ecuador’s indigenous community Peguche. Click HERE to read more! PHOTO: Paula Ortiz ’18 shoots her film in Otavalo, Ecuador, overlooking Imbabura mountain.
Arturo Conde from NBC News writes about how the animated miniseries The Liberator — which is now on the top 10 list of Netflix — recognizes and honors the Mexican and Native Americans that fought during WWII. Click HERE to learn more about it! PHOTO: Netflix
Jessica Roiz from Billboard writes about Colombian singer Carlos Vives’ premiere on Grammy Museum’s digital museum this Friday, August 21st, of his documentary El Mundo Perdido de Cumbiana. It showcases the importance of indigenous influences in vallenato & cumbia. It will only be available for 72 hours — make sure to tune in on time! Click HERE for […]
Carlos Aguilar from Indie Wire writes about Roma actress Yalitza Aparicio advocating for indigenous communities by supporting organizations such as Cine Too. This group provides resources for indigenous communities to develop and release films. Click HERE to read more. PHOTO: Yalitza Aparicio
Over at Vox, Johnny Harris and Christina Thornell tell us about how Cumbia’s origins and how it has evolved up to this day. Click HERE for article and video. Photo: Vox Video Posted by: Yenesis Alvarez
Over at Latino Rebels, Jacquelyn Kovarik writes about the United Nations trying to increase indigenous representation in different ways such as with an app. Upon noticing the lack of influence indigenous people have on the authoritative decisions made on their own communities, efforts are being made to improve this. Click HERE for full story. Photo: […]
Over at HipLatina, Yvette Montoya writes about Julissa Prado, an amazing Latina entrepreneur who started Rizos Curls. It’s a family-owned business aimed at letting women with curls know that they too can take pride in embracing their hair, especially with the natural products Prado herself worked on! Click HERE for more info on this amazing […]