Everywhere in the world, indigenous women* have long been ignored. Often exploited and discriminated against, both as women and as indigenous peoples, they have fought to earn a place and recognition.
Today, their way of thinking and acting calls out to us about questions of climate change, education, poverty, sexual violence or armed conflicts.
By emphasizing their importance in 2017, U.N. Women has opened a path to recognize them that has been confirmed by the United Nation’s decision to proclaim 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Peoples.
So perhaps it is now time to listen, share ideas with them and build a future together?
The platform is a place for transmitting memory for future generations and a place for exchanges and discoveries for today’s generations.
It is an invitation to better understand the combat of these women whose reflections are truly a laboratory of ideas for tomorrow.
The experience will immerse the spectator in the life of these women through their life stories and everyday actions.
The two-year project in two languages (English and French) will periodically include special events, encounters and conferences.
This project is managed by the En terre indigene association whose objective is to help validate the words of indigenous peoples.
Journalist and documentary filmmaker, is the creator of the documentary platform "The Voice of Indigenous Women".
For twenty years, she travelled the world on France Inter and met indigenous peoples for the first time in 2004. In 2010, she dedicated to them a first series of documentaries Journey to Asia, which will be selected at the New York Festival. Then, in 2011, 2016, 2017, 2018, she produced a series of documentaries dedicated to the first peoples of America and Africa, Voyage en Terre Indigène .
*238 million women in almost 90 countries.