Piaroa

Piaroa International

An international foundation dedicated to the preservation of Piaroa culture, traditions and way of life as an aboriginal people of the Amazon and Orinoco watersheds of Colombia and Venezuela. Our foundation works as a mediator and facilitator promoting native cultural values in the interest of creating sustainability to preserve ecosystems. The principle development is a fund to build and develop an education and training center in the center of our ancestral lands and territories.

Who are the Piaroa?

Historically the Piaroa are known as the most peaceful naturally established society (nation or tribe) in South America, they are on the same list as the Amish and the Hutterites who are very well-known for their non-offensive disciplined traditional lifestyles in North America.

Locally they are known to other indigenous tribes as the knowledgeable ones and people of the forest.