VOICES Voices Icon Ideas and Insight From Explorers


Conversations With the Earth


Conversations with the Earth (CWE) was established
in 2008 by Land is Life http://www.landislife.org/, InsightShare http://www.insightshare.org/, and Nicolas Villaume http://www.nicolasvillaume.com/.

CWE is an indigenous-led multimedia initiative that amplifies indigenous voices in the global discourse on ecological and cultural challenges facing the planet, including climate change.

Carving my Dreams into a Gourd: Mother Earth & Climate Change

Irma Luz Poma Canchumani (Quechua) is a traditional gourd-carver whose work is featured in the exhibition Conversations with the Earth : Indigenous Voices on Climate Change at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian (Washington, DC) from July 22, 2011 through January 2, 2012. Mrs. Canchumani also participates in the exhibition as a video producer.…