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Griselda, member of Campanita's Eco-Team, holds one of the many shields that decorate the Regional Assemblies. Behind her the banner of the Nature Princess.

Here are some of the few surviving photos of the many banners and paintings by the Sembradores. Remember, Carmen stipulated photos on this website should show "las chicas con sus banderas" when she started scanning photos in the early days of the internet..

Below, two team banners seen on the wall behind Vikky as she prepares for a television appearance. The banner at left bears ancient Tiahuanaco designs on the borders, as well as two local butterfly species as main motives.


Below, Natali distributes hojas para pintar in front of a bambi banner. These art banners were painted for individual members to hang on their walls.

below, Lurdes paints a team banner.

The twin unicorns usually adorned local centers to incite imagination among the kids. Here Velela with pet.

A rare photo of a banner in the making. Natali applies water to create a cloudy effect with purple and blue.

Vikki chose as her personal banner an enlargement of her GOLDFLOWER she issued as prizes, in .925 silver and .900 fine gold (3.2 grams, struck over Austrian bullion coins). (see page index-15)

Each Eco Team had their own banner. All featured beautiful local species.


Each individual member of the EcoTeams painted their own banner if they chose to. Here Jessica's banner showing girls leading the movement to save nature.


Grabiela's team not only painted their banners, but t-shirts front and back.

Girls in a mountain village record eco-messages for local radio.


Rosa before her team's banner, showing her own mini-banner.
Unfinished banner featuring hummingbird pair in lotus as central theme.


Leticia headed the Court of the Princess in Nicaragua. Her personal small banner shows crowned butterfly in lotus, symbol of the Court.


Cheli and Teresa in front of the 6-doves banner of Jan, 2002. Teresa wears blouse bearing the shield of the personal atache of leader Daniel Dalai. She virtually ran the whole movement in its last days, with Cheli and Jessica, while Dalai was in the lower Amazon establishing eco teams in Beni.


Lurdes before the banner of the Court of the Princess in her town.


Different teams had different prize money to give to all the rural kids in their area of responsibility.

many educational banners such as this one were painted to adorn schools, events, parks, etc. Reads "The Bolivian forest, BIODIVERSITY, the most valuable treasure of the country"


A photo of a youtube video shows the coronation banner of Nature Princess Eva (still unfinished) in the background


Eco-Team XVI banner.

Natali gives out libritos in front of a new banner in the making.



All members learn survival and self-defense skills. The kids loved it. No ball sports at the Earthgardens.


Symbol of the Guardabosques. Elite teams of boys age 12-18. All banners and photos of this group were confiscated by the Bush Administration's sabotage of the movement in 2002. There is great need of these local forces protecting forests from burning in the Amazon. Support this group. You may donate historic daggers or contribute funds for the re-establishment of the Guardabosques next year in Bolivia, Peru, Brazil and Ecuador.

Here Griselda holds the shield of the Sembradores in Concepcion, Bolivia.

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