Walking through the rainforest that covers their territory in eastern Ecuador, most adult members of the indigenous Sápara nation could collect tree oil that clears skin, bark to relieve muscle […]» Read more
Author: Demi Guo
Demi Guo is a journalist from Flushing, New York. A native of Queens, she grew up watching underreported stories form through urban change. She has worked as a multimedia editor at the Stony Brook Press (Long Island), intern reporter at WSHU Public Radio (Long Island) and reporting fellow at the Wall Street Journal (Hong Kong), in that order; she is a 2017 graduate of the Stony Brook University School of Journalism. She has covered culture, politics and urban development, with her latest pieces being article and multimedia stories about medicine in the Amazon, the child rapper A+ in Long Island and construction workers in New York. Her stories were done with the aid of her trusty Nikon cameras and her ability to communicate in four languages. In her free time she bikes, spars and walks her dog. She likes ají and hates altitudes above 15,000 feet.