Peruvian dam project threatens the Ashaninka people

With encroachment from settlers and speculators, and after a devastating war against Shining Path rebels a decade ago, the indigenous Ashaninkas’ hold is precarious, and they are now facing a new peril. The proposed 2,200-megawatt Pakitzapango hydroelectric dam, which would flood much of the Ene River valley. All pictures by Tomas Munita of the New York Times.