Emmanuela Shinta


Country: Indonesia

Emmanuela Shinta is a Dayak leader, activist, filmmaker and writer whose work is widely known in the Asia Pacific for leading the youth movement to voice Indigenous rights. She is the Founder of Ranu Welum Foundation, ALIVE Global Ministry, Youth Act Center and EL Creative Productions. Her titles include DANUM Magazine, Enlightened (2016) and Me, Modernism and My Indigenous Roots (2018).

Emmanuela Shinta adalah seorang pemimpin Dayak, pegiat, pembuat film dan penulis yang karyanya dikenal luas di Asia Pasifik karena memimpin gerakan pemuda untuk menyuarakan hak-hak pribumi. Ia adalah Pendiri Ranu Welum Foundation, ALIVE Global Ministry, Youth Act Center dan EL Creative Productions. Judul karyanya termasuk DANUM Magazine, Enlightened (2016) dan Me, Modernism and My Indigenous Roots (2018).

Appearing in

Main Program: Local Wisdom

Colonial legacies and encroaching commercial forces threaten Indigenous cultures across the Asia-Pacific. Four champions of culture will tell us about their work preserving traditional languages, stories and knowledge and empowering …


Festival Club: Sayang Kalimantan

In 2015, forest fires in Indonesia put more carbon into the atmosphere than Europe’s annual carbon footprint. In the two years that followed, Wally Tham and his team worked with …


Main Program: A Cry for Help

As deforestation goes unchecked, corporate plantations encroach on local lives, and mining disrupts the social and ecological equilibrium, Indigenous communities and their natural resources are deeply impacted. We hear from …