Indigenous Amazon singers and sacred cacao … the UK festival that’s wild in a different way


Jane Dunford

The Medicine weekender specialises in nature and cultural exchange – a rare festival that you leave feeling better than when you arrived

On a stage in a yurt in the Berkshire countryside, the leader of the Huni Kuin tribe from the Brazilian Amazon is talking about indigenous culture.

In 2000, Ninawa Pai Da Mata decided to move his village deeper into the jungle, in Acre state, in an attempt to protect and revive traditional life.

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