TEMIKAIDOE MAKILOEWALA HONORED WITH GOLDEN GAVEL AWARD

MAP OF WAYANA TERRITORY BREAKTHROUGH IN FIGHT FOR INDIGENOUS LAND RIGHTS

Posted by dfd on 8.16.22 in Uncategorized

The creation of the Wayana Map will significantly contribute to the fight forIndigenous Land Rights. Up till now, the boundaries of the Wayana area were onlyknown through oral narratives. Recognizing the need to preserve the knowledge ofour ancestors, The Mulokot Foundation felt the need to document this information. With funding from the UNDP’s GEF Small […]

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THE ROAD TO CLEAN DRINKING WATER

Posted by dfd on 6.15.22 in Uncategorized

Villagers from Indigenous communities are mostly dependent on rain water and theuse of water from the nearby rivers. The use of river water is accompanied by serioushealth hazards. In Suriname, approximately 60,000 kilograms of mercury is releasedinto the environment every year. Mercury is a highly toxic metal that is used bythousands of gold miners who […]

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The Wayana school in Kawemhakan

Posted by dfd on 5.25.22 in Uncategorized

The Mulokot Foundation is currently working on building a Wayana-school inKawemhakan, Anapaike. This was made possible with financial aid from Belvosur,an organization that works to help children in need in Suriname. Kawemhakan already operates its own Wayana-school, where children areeducated on the beauty which is the Wayana-culture as well as languages such asDutch and English. […]

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Solar-powered boats built by Wayana’s

Posted by dfd on 5.19.22 in Uncategorized

Wayana’s from the South-eastern part of Suriname are developing boats thatare fully powered by solar energy. The initiative was taken by Stichting Mulokot,an Indigenous organization that assists the traditional authority of the Wayana. Forthe project, Stichting Mulokot partnered with the Achuar indigenous people inEcuador. There, the technology is already in operation with the help of […]

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SOIL SAMPLES

Posted by dfd on 1.20.20 in Uncategorized

In the second week of January, we took soil samples for our Project: New agricultural method (less slash and burn) for the Wayana and Trio indigenous in Suriname. Anielkoemar Gangadin of the University of Suriname is helping us with this project. Aniel is an entomologist (insect expert) and a specialist in fighting harmful insects in […]

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