Mukatsawa Ashanga Santi

19 X 15 inches, oil on paper. 2016

• based on a portrait taken by @marcsilver of Mukatsawa Ashanga Santi, one of the last surviving members of the #Zapara Indigenous people of #Ecuador who speaks the #Zapara language • A tribe struggling against the Chinese owned #AndesPetroleum consortium that was just recently given concessions to drill in the #Amazonian #SurOriente - in a move deemed illegal by the #Zapara because the process did not meet international standards of consultation •