Tuwe Huni Kuin

Leader, Huni Kuin Village

About this speaker

Tuwe lives in the Kaxinawa Indigenous Territory of Rio Humaitá, São Vicente village, in the city of Tarauacá in Acre, Brazil

He is a filmmaker and has already made a documentary about the indigenous peoples who still live voluntarily isolated in the Western Amazon, located on the border strip between Brazil and Peru.

As an Agroforestry agent, he also works in the Environmental Territorial Management of his homeland and surroundings.

He is also a leader, thinker and messenger for his people nationally and internationally.

He has been researching his culture, cultivating his native spirituality and following the path of sacred medicines from a very young age with his father.

Tuwe is the youngest son of the Tribal leader, Vicente Saboia Nawa Iba Nai Bai Huni Kuin, who worked for the protection of the Rio Humaitá Indigenous Land and for the rights and empowerment of his people. Although his father is no longer alive, he lives on as a warrior and a patriarch of the Kaxinawa Land of the Humaitá River.

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Stories and Songs of the Huni Kuin Tribe

April 16, 2021, 10:45 PM
Tuwe Huni Kuin Aluna Lua