The Siona conceive their territory as sacred. It provides them with the much-needed elements and conditions for their survival and cultural expression. However, lack of comprehension from external agents results in an interest of exploiting and misusing these lands because of their great potential. The elder’s spiritual mandate states that it is necessary to conserve the legacy of the ancestors for present and upcoming generations.
We are working on two main programs that focus on territorial preservation.
“For our people, our territory represents life and it is our mother nature." - Siona Tribe Life's plan