"This is a war on information. And it is the oil company itself that has taught us to fight it," said Heriberto Gualinga, who is a kind of 'communications boss' for the Sarayaku-indians in the Ecuadorian jungle.
He turns on a noisy fuel-driven power generator, pulls the cord through the muddy rainforest soil past a couple of scared chickens five feet up to his hut on poles to a laptop computer, a screen and two speakers. They look very misplaced in the middle of the jungle. Here sits Heriberto, 28, shirtless, under the roof of palm leafs as he molds his bullets against the oil company CGC in the form of video documentaries.