This photographic montage shows the history of Gaia Amazonas since its beginnings, with the teams of field officers and the indigenous leaders who have taken part in the projects and recieved awards for the work carried out.
According to the 2005 National Population Census there are 62 different ethnic groups living in the Colombian Amazon (71% of the national total). Population density is 2.5 inhabitants per km2. In this gallery you can see the communities through its people, housing and environment.
The culture of indigenous communities can be seen through their homes, their dances, their everyday utensils, and especially in the way they do things. This visual sample shows the mysticism and the attitude of the community in their day-to-day lives.
Mujeres de la comunidad de Carrizal comentan, en idioma curripaco, las etapas de desarrollo de un niño, los diferentes nombres que les dan a niños y niñas mientras van creciendo y consejos para un mejor nacimiento y crianza de los pequeños.