“The first priority of the Kogi people is to recuperate our ancestral territory. In our territory, is our identity, language, knowledge, all that makes us one with nature. For this reason, our mamos, sabios, ancestors, our creator mandated us to conserve, protect and defend the sierra
which is the heart of the world."
The Kogi are the last surviving civilization from the world of the Inca and Aztec. Their cities lie untouched, deep in the jungle of the world’s highest coastal mountains, an area nicknamed “hell” by local Colombian authorities and cocaine-farmers alike.
Although they don’t have the wheel, or even writing, they are unbelievably culturally advanced. They show an astuteness and understanding of human nature that is baffling. But, their knowledge is even deeper in matters of the environment and the ecosystem they inhabit