Laureates 2009

Dam Chanty (Cambodia) : laureate ex-aequo 2009

Dam Chanty (Cambodia) : laureate ex-aequo 2009

Ms. Dam Chanty is an indigenous Tampuen/Lao with a long history of working to strengthen the rights of indigenous peoples in Ratanakiri Province and Cambodia. Chanty is 53 years old and has 6 children and 3 grandchildren and is fluent…

Maanda Ngoitiko : laureate ex-aequo 2009

Maanda Ngoitiko : laureate ex-aequo 2009

Maanda Ngoitiko is an indigenous Maasai woman from Soit Sambu village in Loliondo Division, Ngorongoro District, northern Tanzania. She got her start in community development and advocacy working for one of the first pastoralist NGOs in Tanzania, the Korongoro Integrated…

Taita Jose Becerra and Dr.Germán Zuluaga Ramirez, Colombia : laureates ex-aequo 2009

Taita Jose Becerra and Dr.Germán Zuluaga Ramirez, Colombia : laureates ex-aequo 2009

The Taita Jose Becerra, heir to an ancient Indian medical tradition of the Yage culture, has served his community for decades through quiet healing service and advice. He has also participated in meetings with other Indian doctors and accompanied the…