"For thousands of years, indigenous communities have inhabited the Amazon rainforest living in an intimate connection with the natural world. “Life in the jungle was like living in paradise,” a Cofán elder recalls from his childhood memory. It was a life filled with wonder, freedom, reverence, and a beautiful expression of the Great Song of Life. But that song was about to change forever with the foreign sounds of helicopters, explosions of dynamite, chainsaws and heavy trucks cutting through the natural music, all in the hunt for oil."
Read this article by LOVE FOR LIFE's founder Cristina Arau.