Stories about Feature from May, 2018
“We have local knowledge that our grandparents taught us.”
"Each indigenous people has its stories, legends, founding myths, and processes for community and of struggle."
“My community is still stigmatized..”
"The only way that we can find more narratives and media presence of trans people is by showing the lives of each one."
“The survivors are not represented, as well as the indirect victims of feminicide”
"The media only sees us as sacks of flesh, as blood, and as victims of violence that offer no resistance to [feminicide]."
“We are looking for equality, but we are also aiming for equity.”
"Especially at a local level, I would want the words “black feminism” to be present."
“The youth are a majority. We are living in a new era, and it's our time.”
"I think words such as inclusion, youth contribution to society, the new political youth should be [represented in the media]."
“They would like to tell people what they experienced during the natural disaster that struck the city.”
"...we cannot talk about bad things when there are also many good things done by us [young people] in Esmeraldas."
“We are not only victims, we are not only a minority, we are indigenous women”
"...we are indigenous women, we are culture, we are tradition, we are land autonomy, we are protectors and the guarantee that we conserve Mother Nature."