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WHO WE ARE

We are a non-profit organization, created in 2012 in the USA and in 2019 in Colombia, dedicated to collaborative interdisciplinary art creations, combining ancestral indigenous values with digital storytelling and dance: traditional and contemporary. We promote the environmental protection in the American Continent.

Art work by Luis Garay from his book "Popol Vuj"

BOARD
OF DIRECTORS USA

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Cristina Cortés

Board Title: Executive Director, Artistic Director, (Chair)

Year appointed: 2011

Profession: Artivist, Director of Digital Storytelling, Projects and Choreographer.

Maria E Martin

Board title: Community Liaison

Year appointed: 2023

Profession: Psychologist, Educator, Environmental Activist.

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Howard Seligman

Board Title: Treasurer

Year appointed: 2023

Profession: B.A in Performing Arts. M.B.A in Finance.

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Board title: Indigenous Advisor, Program Coordinator 

Year appointed: 2019

Profession: Indigenous communicator and Arts Educator, Dancer Choreographer.

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Carolina Forero

Board Title: Secretary. Strategic Planning, Development Team

Year appointed: 2022

Profession: MBA (International Business); M.A. in Public & International Affairs and M.A and B.A in Economics.

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Yvonne Wakim Dennis (Syrian - Cherokee)

Board Title: Advisory Board and former Co-Chair

Year appointed2015

Profession: Author, Educator and Community Liaison, Activist.

Carolina Cortés Porras

Laura Cristina Cortés

BOARD
OF DIRECTORS COLOMBIA

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Maria Cristina Cortés

Board Title: Legal Representative

Year appointed: 2019

Profession: Artivist, Director and Choreographer.

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Luis Fernando Acalo Higon
-Kunay-  (Nasa - Yanacona)

Board title: Deputy Legal Representative

Year appointed: 2024

Profession: Indigenous communicator and Arts Educator, Dancer Choreographer.

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Carolina Forero

Board Title: Secretary. Strategic Planning, Development Team

Year appointed: 2022

Profession: MBA (International Business); M.A. in Public & International Affairs and M.A and B.A in Economics.

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Esteban Rugeles

Board title: Educator Advisor, Director of Production

Year appointed: 2020

Profession: Professional in Contemporary Dance, emphasis in communitarian dance.

STAFF

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Daniela Santana 

Website Manager, Promotional Marketing, Interim Administrator.

Graphic Design, Head of Audiovisual Projects: editor, animator.

Graphic Design, Video Editor.

Orisha Franklyn

Technical Audiovisual, Adviser in USA.

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