Stories from June, 2018
"As an indigenous woman, I would like to see women leaders highlighted (in the word cloud), the names of women leaders from our bases because I know they exist."
"there is ancestral knowledge in the Sarayaku indigenous community that goes back many years"
"Sarayaku is not only about struggle, it also has diversity such as its flora, fauna, the spirits that protect us.."
"I would like this word cloud to show the youth’s participation in Sarayaku's historic struggle."
"What we want [to appear] in this word cloud are our customs, our culture, our traditions, and our way of life."
"The term ‘indigenous’ is being represented [in the word cloud] from an institutional and State perspective, especially in electoral situations that assume democratic, inclusive, and participatory conditions."
"our rights, especially those of women have been violated by the big transnational corporations.."
“The risks of violence against women and feminicide legitimize machismo and stigmas about women in society”
"The slowness in the investigation and judgments of the cases demonstrate the absence of the State's willingness to work for gender, education and prevention that would benefit women's rights."
"The ‘Huilliche’ branch of the Mapuche Nation has more concepts that should appear here, particularly the ones related to the return of the territory that has been usurped.."
"...we need a representation that reflects a more autonomous development of Mapuche society, which is not always contingent upon the relationship with the Chilean State."