Between the Forest and the Sea, Part 3 / by Bear Guerra

Our third and final multimedia story from Guna (or Kuna) Yala focuses on Don Jesús Smith, an elder historian from the village of Ustupu. He has made it his life's purpose to preserve his culture's traditions, and at 85 years of age, he is finally realizing his grandfather's dream to open up a school to teach the Guna way to the local kids.

View the multimedia slideshow here.