…columbus day in the us? and a holiday, still?…

…one of those incongruities of life; or a ‘western’ thing…

Unperturbed about the ridiculousness of the thing the US continues with the celebration of Christopher Columbus – even if, as other holidays, it is a day to go shopping.

Elsewhere, such as in those countries directly affected by the Enterprise (slavery, slaughter and plunder) of the Lord of the Ocean Seas, the attitude is markedly different. Many to most countries have been moving away, far away, from even the racist implications of that ‘el Día de la Raza’. Among the more favoured has been el Día de la Resistencia Indígena, ‘Day of Indigenous Resistance‘. TeleSur gives a brief summation of the event commemorated. Read the rest of this entry »

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…day of the indigenous – in homage to survival and resistance…

12 October. Columbus Day marches and sales in one place; in others, reflection, and action for survival and meaningful lives.

Día de la Raza, Día de la Resistencia Indígena, the brutal past remains in context, as the struggle for reclamation and avoidance of extermination continues…

Pueblos Indígenas del Mercosur se reúnen en Venezuela

América Latina realiza este sábado diversas actividades en conmemoración del 12 de octubre, Día de la Resistencia Indígena. En Venezuela, la jornada inició con el lanzamiento del programa Mercosur Indígena en el estado Bolívar (sur).

Enaltecen rol de pueblos originarios en I Encuentro Mercosur Indígena

En el encuentro desarrollado en el estado Bolivar (sureste de Venezuela), el canciller Elías Jaua ratificó el compromiso de darle mayor calidad de vida a los nativos. También afirmó que “la única opción de la Revolución Bolivariana es la unión con los pueblos indígenas”

The challenge is even greater and more perilous as the greed and the ruthlessness intensify.