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  • Today we are acknowledging the start of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages (2022-2032) and celebrating the launch of Google Arts & Culture’s: Woolaroo. Woolaroo provides a new way to explore indigenous languages. Using machine learning, it recognises objects from your camera ...

  • On June 21st the Construction started on the ceremonial terrace, the first part of the cultural centre in Q’eros. We of the Jimmy Nelson studio and foundation, Willka Yachay and most importantly everyone in Qochamoqo are really excited. We are working on some photo- and video materials to shar...

  • Jimmy photographs the rangers in Volcanoes NP, Rwanda Jimmy received the beautiful opportunity to visit Rwanda on behalf of the Jimmy Nelson Foundation and photograph the brave rangers of the Volcanoes National Park. He created artistic images of these guardians who are willing to risk their lives. ...

  • It seems implausible that people could survive the extreme blizzards, sunless days and excruciatingly low temperatures that the winter brings to this vast, icy region of Russia. Despite these extreme climatic conditions, several semi-nomadic groups including the Nenets brave the elements, along with...

  • The project for Sustainable Eagle Population has seen great progress in the past few months! The Founding of the Kazakh Falconry Association On October 21, 2021, the Kazakh Falconry Association was founded by the Environment and Tourism Agency in Bayan-Ulgii province, WSCC and Nomadic Expeditions. T...

  • The native people of Greenland have survived for many generations in one of the most challenging conditions in the world. The wisdom they carry is a wealth of unprecedented value. Behind the beautiful nature and the extremely friendly population lies pain. Colonisation has left deep wounds. Conseque...

  • While Paris is awakening, Atelier des Lumières reopens its doors with Jimmy Nelson’s immersive exhibition ‘The Last Sentinels’   After the huge success and critical acclaim of ‘The Last Sentinels’ in October 2020, visitors are given a second chance to be immersed i...

  • Relationships was the special theme in which the Dutch school Alphons Laudy immersed itself in the month of March. The lessons of World Orientation were devoted to questions like who are all your relations, what do they mean to you and what is your role? JNF had the tremendous privilege of participa...

  • The Q’eros are celebrating more than Carnaval these days. They have reached a major milestone on the journey to preserve their culture. The community took ownership of the land on which they will build their Centre for Ancestral Culture. In 2019, we chose a special location for the Centre which over...

  • Thanks to amazing success (and COVID curfew in France) the beautiful experience The last Sentinels in Ateliers des Lumières, Paris is extended till 15 November. Tickets are still (online) available and Jimmy will be present during the weekends to sign your book.   Click here to view the trailer...

  • Tickets for the immersive show The Last Sentinels are now available! The cultures celebrated in Atelier des Lumières are the guardians, the last sentinels, of both humanity and this planet. They are the living example of how to live in respect to their natural environment; how to understand that we ...

  • Your purchase of the books “Homage to Humanity” and “Before they Pass Away” will fuel the foundation. This fuels the Jimmy Nelson Foundation and empowers the communities to take their heritage into the future. Did you know: Before They Pass Away will be re-launched and also b...

  • The Jimmy Nelson Foundation is proud to announce that it will launching the second Cult-ED series of lessons beginning of October. This time you will meet the islanders of the Marquesas Islands. The Marquesas Islands are located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean and are part of French Polynesia. Th...

  • The Jimmy Nelson Foundation is excited to announce the opening of a new experience at Atelier des Lumières in Paris. This is the first completely immersive show composed of Jimmy’s work for you to completely indulge yourself into the world of over 70 different Indigenous cultures. The Last Sen...

  • Columbus magazine and JNF are proudly collaborating together as we believe in sustainable travelling, something that Colombus magazine is promoting with their magazine. Colombus magazine is supporting us in spreading our message of urgency; Better intercultural dialogue and understanding are essenti...

  • Caught in the act! The Maasai committee is in budget meeting for the building of the first Maasai Cultural Education Center (MCEC). The Maasai is a semi-nomadic community, harmonious living with nature and livestock. The complexity of development and urbanisation have effects on continuing living th...

  • Today, on United Nations World Day for Cultural Diversity, director Senthil Kumar and artist Jimmy Nelson send out a worldwide call to preserve global cultural heritage by portraying the world’s last indigenous cultures as the sentinels, the guardians, of our planet. “There has never been a better t...

  • Our Reciprocity Projects section on the website is currently under construction. Whilst this time we are working online with our contact persons to develop these projects. We aim to have their new lay-out ready in June 2020 after which it will be possible for you to donate in a specific project of y...

  • The first lessons of Cult-ED which are now available on our website in both English and Dutch! Cult-ED is a free educational program that focuses on culture and world citizenship. With Cult-ED, children can travel digitally to faraway places, from Mongolia and Bhutan to Peru and French Polynesia, to...

  • Next month we will launch Cult-ED. Cult-ED is a FREE education program, based on the work of Jimmy Nelson for upper primary and lower secondary school classes about global citizenship. There are many special cultures, valuable traditions and alternative ways to deal with contemporary challenges. In ...

HOW CAN YOU CONTRIBUTE?

We are all human and together we can inspire humanity to respect one another. The Jimmy Nelson Foundation facilitates projects to raise awareness and share knowledge of Indigenous cultures through education and art. The reciprocity projects will focus on working together with the communities to support their cultural heritage. But we can only change the world together!

 

Do you or your company want to contribute financially, so we can achieve our goals? Please send an email to info@jimmynelsonfoundation.com.

Each book sold empowers people to revalue their cultural heritage. From education programmes to research and reciprocity projects. Good karma? You bet. Artist Jimmy Nelson, the initiator of this foundation, creates renowned art books. In his images, people stand there proud, as if on a pedestal, worthy of all respect. The first step towards recognition for indigenous cultures and their wisdom around the globe. His books are making an impact with a capital I. Each book sold is not only raising awareness but also financially fueling our various projects. Visit his website for more information or to order a book.

FACTS - GET INVOLVED

To know more about how the Jimmy Nelson Foundation works, you can read our public policy plan. The Jimmy Nelson Foundation is linked to Jimmy Nelson Pictures BV. and we have carefully defined this relationship. We are committed to transparency and share our financial statements with you.

 

Should you have a complaint, please send us an email to info@jimmynelsonfoundation.com All complaints will be logged and responded within four weeks.