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Nawashahu Yawanawa-Bergin
Caceque, Aldeia Shukuvana Yawanawa

Sara Nawashahu Yawanawa-Bergin of the Yawanawa Peoples in the Amazon Rainforest Acre, Brazil. She is a young Woman Caceque (chief) of Shukuvena Village, working on sustainable AgroForestry, women empowerment through sustainable crafts and leadership. More recently Nawashahu became an indigenous delegate to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues for her Yawanawa Peoples. Through her work she aims to restore the balance and our place on our Earth Mother.

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