Debaters:

MARIO A. CARO — Researcher, independent curator, and contemporary art critic, Caro lectures at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he researches the history and theory of contemporary indigenous arts. He also works with various communities to promote global cultural exchange.

AMPAM KARAKRAS — A Shuar activist with wide-ranging involvement in indigenous resistance movements in Ecuador, in 2018 Karakras founded and presided over the Federación Interprovincial de Centros Shuar. That same year he published Miguel Tankamash y la lucha Shuar (Artes Gráficas Silva). Living in the Amazon Rainforest, between Peru and Ecuador, the Shuara resisted the Spanish conquistadors.
 

Mediator:

KAMIKIA KISÊDJÊ — Photographer, filmmaker, and editor trained by the NGO Vídeo nas Aldeias, he works for the Kisêdjê and Terra Indígena do Xingu indigenous associations and administers audiovisual workshops around the country. He also runs a web channel about the national indigenous movement.


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