Ecuador’s Indigenous women are at the forefront of movements to resist oil and gas extraction in the Amazon. From marching to Quito to ask president Rafael Correa to protect the Kawsak Sacha, a living jungle, to being indicted for terrorism, to resisting the closure of NGO Fundación Pachamama, these women are standing up against the odds. Felipe Jacome’s photoset “Amazon: Guardians of Life” offers an intimate account of the women’s courage and strength. Photo credit: Felipe Jacome