Topic: acaté

June 2015 Field Update

matse shaman administering medicine during ceremony

Historic Meeting of the Remaining Matsés Elder Shamans Concludes with Completion of First Indigenous Medicine Encyclopedia Deep in the farthest reaches of the Amazon rainforest, the last remaining elder shamans of the Matsés tribe came together from distant villages in a quest to save their ancestral knowledge from the edge of extinction. This meeting concluded […] Continue reading »

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sunset over rio napo in mazan peru

Greetings and thank you for visiting Acaté Amazon Conservation. We are delighted to be going public with our non-profit organization, Acaté. More than 10 years ago, we first engaged with the Matsés people in the Galvez region of Perú, in the heart of one of the most biodiverse regions and cradles of life on our […] Continue reading »