Beyond Cocaine

Aired on ABC Radio National’s Awaye!

A radio documentary about the Arhuacos, an indigenous tribe in northern Colombia. ¬†After years of being caught in the crossfire of a quasi-civil war driven by the supply and demand for cocaine, the Arhuacos have found an ingenious way to regain control of their lands and to stop cocaine production. At the same time they’ve developed a strategy to regenerate their sacred forest country.