Ecuadorian journalist Fernando Villavicencio speaks to David Hill about why he has sought refuge among indigenous group Sarayaku.
Articles by David Hill
David Hill reports on the legal move to protect isolated indigenous peoples at risk of ‘extermination’ by the country’s biggest ever hydrocarbons project.
- January 1, 2013
David Hill says the centenary of the Putumayo massacre is a reminder of why ‘progress’ gets such a bad name.
- October 22, 2012
A journalist, an expedition and the Arrow People add up to a life-changing read for David Hill.
- July 11, 2012
The landscape-loving artist’s latest exhibition is sponsored by BNP Paribas, whose money is destroying environments around the world, says David Hill.
- March 22, 2012
Environmental consultancy Daimi was paid by oil company Perenco to find out if there are uncontacted indigenous groups in the remote Peruvian Amazon. David Hill offers 10 reasons not to believe the report’s claims that a 200-kilometre pipeline will adversely effect no-one.
- September 30, 2011
The isolated Indian tribes of the Napo-Tigre region no longer exist, according to the government’s cartographers. They couldn’t be more cynically wrong, writes David Hill.
- June 22, 2011
Public outcry about the risk to two uncontacted indigenous groups has caused the oil giant to pull out of a remote area of the Peruvian Amazon. But a certain Christian missionary may not be so easy to repel.
- May 26, 2011