The Peoples of the World Foundation

Education for and about Indigenous Peoples
Frequently Asked Questions

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The answer depends on your intended use so you should contact us first with details even if your intended use is non-commercial. We do not allow use of our material for anything of an adult/pornographic nature or for politically-related purposes or to endorse any product or service. All commercial use requires advance written permission and a donation.

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We consider only grant applications submitted to us under our programs.

The only partnership/collaboration we are currently considering is documentary filmmaking. Please visit Peoples of the World: The Andes for details.

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