Diana Mori

Diana Morí is an artist from the Shipibo-Conibo native community of Callería in Ucayali whose textiles reveal patterns based on traditional shamanistic religion and visionary arts. The design an ancient traditional version of the indigenous people of Yine. Morí is a member of BIRIAMA, meaning “dynamic women,” a women’s committee from Callería that offers a wide range of products made of seeds and tree bark, such as embroidered textiles, paintings, ceramics, and jewelry. The community has worked with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in the preservation of traditional knowledge to adapt to climate change and improve forest management. In 2005, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified the Shipibo-Conibo community for its forest management standards. The community is also a member of the Asociación Comunal de Productores de Madera Certificada –PROMACER, which allows them to market their timber products using sustainable development standards.