UMIYAC

We are the original people that have inhabited these ancient lands of the Amazon, cultivating medicinal plants and practicing the knowledge and wisdom of our grandmothers and grandparents to live in peace and harmony with Mother Earth. Over 500 years ago our lands were invaded in order to extract the resources and wealth in the territories where we lived in communion with Mother Nature. With the arrival of colonization, also came the religions that caused irreparable damage; by imposing the bible and the word of god outside of our spiritual and millenary cultures. They wanted to erase our sacred connections with nature, criminalize our spiritual ceremonies and mocked our botanical science… continue reading.

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