News & Updates

SATIIM Patrols Count 48 Paths Cut through Ancestral Lands

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Community Patrols Document Illegal Logging, Fishing and Extraction in Internationally Recognized Wetlands Forest As the government selectively defends only certain protected areas, Maya communities are organizing their own patrols to monitor ...

SATIIM Wins Support for Origin Stories of Q’eqchi Sacred Sites

The Sacred Fire Foundation granted SATIIM support for a collection of origin stories of sacred sites illustrated by Q’eqchi children. The collection will be used to revive Maya traditional values of the land as sacred. Sacred Fire ...

Ms. Froyla Tzalam is the new Chair of APAMO, Association of Protected Areas Management Organizations.

On April 16th 2016, Ms. Froyla Tzalam became the newly elected chair lady of the Association of Protected Areas Management Organizations (APAMO) Ms. Tzalam will be serving for a period of 2 years (2016-2018) ...

The Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management, SATIIM is one of the recipient of a Small Grant Funds from the Global Forest Watch

The Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management, SATIIM is establishing a bi-national forest monitoring system to monitor deforestation from illegal logging and oil drilling, and to effectively advocate for sustainable government policie...

SATIIM consistently meets and plans with its communities and its leaders in Toledo.

Satiim's work is more than just a normal job but working outside the ordinary. There are times when meetings and discussions are held outside. This picture is depicting a discussion in Crique Sarco Village, Toledo District, with a Q'eqchi elder ...