We, the elder brothers, have looked after the spirit of Mother Earth from the day we were created. We have that mission and only that. We ask our younger brothers (modern humans) to help us. This time the damage made to our Mother has been too much and we need you to wake up...and realize that you can’t continue like this...
— Message from the Kogui of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia
Foundation Protect our Cultures aims to help indigenous groups in Colombia improve their overall well-being, while preserving their customs and traditions. In order to achieve this, Protect our Cultures focuses its efforts on three pillars: sharing of information and global awareness; collection of donations for specific projects; selling of indigenous arts and crafts.


Visit our Arts & Crafts section to get your own 'mochila', a traditional woolen bag made by the Arhuaco women of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia. 

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We support different projects created by members of the indigenous communities. The projects focus on improving Health issues, Education and the strengthening of their culture among others.

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Tell your friends and family about these threatened cultures. There's no better way to make an impact than to become an active advocate yourself. Please help us spread the word!

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