The Women who Pollinate the Forest (As Mulheres que Polinizam a Floresta)

The Women who Pollinate the Forest have a lot to say.
We want to amplify their voices.

The Amazonian women leading the project:

Women group Grupo Mulheres em Ação – Compartilhando Saberes, part of Associação Remanescentes de Quilombos São Tomé do Bracinho de Icatu (ARQSTBI).

Concerned with the community culture, livelihood and black ancestry, the group organizes activities such as awareness about environmental preservation, strengthening of family farming, empowering women and youth.

Logo from the Quilombola women group at São Tomé do Bracinho de Icatu.

Meli supports regenerative practices with traditional communities in the Amazon area.

During this project, Meli will organize, monitore and assist the local activities, as well support them with a local and global network concerned in social and environmental sustainability.

Dorília Cunha, Meli member, during a previous workshop facilitated by her at Quilombo Bracinho de Icatu.

Photography and the story behind it.
Nubia Suriane in an Amazonian photographer from Marabá, Pará.
She will be the facilitator of a 2-weeks long photography workshop in the quilombola community.
Very present on social media, her sensible work respectfully captures intimate moments.
Check more of Nubia’s work here.

Picture from Nubia Suriane in Marabá, Pará, Brazilian Amazon.

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