In Akubadaura we commemorate the International Indigenous Peoples Day and the Colombian Indigenous Peoples Week with voices from different parts of the country and Latin America. As stated by the United Nations, in order to “publicize the needs of these population groups, every August 9 the International Day of Indigenous Peoples is commemorated in recognition […]
With the images and voices of women from the Emberá Chamí, Dobida and Katío peoples in the Chocó province in Colombia, Akubadaura launches a campaign to prevent violence against indigenous women. The campaign messages were created by the women of these communities themselves. Using the slogan: “To safeguard indigenous women is to safeguard the territory”, […]
Bogotá C.D. Colombia, July 3, 2020. Cases of sexual violence against girls and women, where perpetrators of the crime are members of the Colombian Armed Forces, have been growing. According to the Conflict Observatory, “between 2006-2016 a higher number of cases associated with the military was registered, with 90 acts of sexual violence”, and between […]
The continuous assassination of indigenous, peasant and Afro leaders; the precarious situation for the compliance of their fundamental rights, the negligible fulfillment of agreements by different governments are the expression of a Government and a society that refuses to accept its multi-ethnic and multicultural condition. By the end of June, four years would have passed […]
We celebrate this day with our voices and languages because mother earth, “Pacha Mama”, is our home and we owe her life and existence.