What is Indigen? INDIGEN (IDG) is a privacy-centric cryptocurrency based on CryptoNote technology. Indigen was founded by Larrimar TiaShow more [+] and was developed with primary purpose of preserving cultures and protecting the rights and properties of indigenous people by means of an immutable ledger called the blockchain. Indigen coin was originally designed as a donation cryptocurrency which was intended for the poor native people, to provide them with independent sources of funding in a global perspective, without relying entirely on governments and charitable institutions. Indigen has a maximum supply of 17 million and is traded on Indigen Exchange (IDGx.io).