Tashka Yawanawá

Ashoka Fellow
Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil
Fellow Since 2008


This profile was prepared when Tashka Yawanawá was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Tashka Yawanawá works to restore the dignity and sense of identity of indigenous communities in Brazil through a series of cultural revitalization efforts and innovative business partnerships—proving that maintaining cultural integrity need not conflict with achieving economic prosperity.
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