“There are more than 27 active native communities, scattered in Entre Ríos”

The development of this proposal is carried out on Friday and Saturday at the Escuela Hogar Complex, with workshops and exhibitions, a fair, a circle of knowledge, intercultural games and indigenous ceremonies.

The meeting intends to recognize all the women of native peoples in the figure of Rosa Albariño, an outstanding plastic artist, poet, writer and scholar, a native of Villaguay, who dedicated her life to the fight for the visibility and vindication of the Charrúa Nation People. . The son of this reference is this weekend in Paraná.

The main axes of the meeting are: Memory, Education, Health, Land and Territory, Spirituality, Rights, but there will also be workshops, exhibitions, a fair, artistic and cultural expressions and experiences. Activities will continue this Saturday.

They gave importance to The eleven that this meeting “was necessary and there is a need to hold others”.

María Romero, from the Charrúa community Pueblo Jaguar
“mother community” in the province of Entre Ríos, and which is also part of the “Indigenous Women and Diversity Movement for Good Living” stressed that this weekend’s meeting “is being very fruitful.”

Ayelén, a Charrúa woman belonging to the “Pueblo Nación Charrúa” of the Itú community, of what is now the community of Concordia, he asserted. “We are urban communities living in cities, scattered by genocide. Being able to hold these meetings is sometimes very difficult due to economics, not being able to pay for a ticket, being able to meet with the brothers to be able to start a conversation and for there to be a space where we can discuss our rights and future projects.”

“We must continue demanding the State for our rights. We should not beg for what belongs to us. The state must recognize us and enforce our rights,” he said.

Diana Villa, from the Jaguarí community of Villaguay, indicated that the province of Entre Ríos “has two indigenous health agents, of which I am one. The needs of the entire province cannot be covered, being only two”.

Similarly, he stated: “We have more than 27 active communities scattered throughout the province. Our access to health is not being respected, nor do we have referents for indigenous health.”

“Regarding the bilingual intercultural education sector, it is not respected either, we have problems with the collection of children’s scholarships,” he said.
Regarding “terricide”, he recalled that aboriginal communities are recognized in this aspect, by “article 75 of the Argentine National Constitution and in the province of Entre Ríos, through article 33. They are not fulfilled. Our territories are abused and used without our consent.”

“70% of the population of Entre Ríos is indigenous. We make a call to our worldview, to our ancestors so that we find the path to identity”, he added relevance. Elonce.com.

“There are more than 27 active native communities, scattered in Entre Ríos” – Paraná – Elonce.com