June 5, 2018

Stories from June 5, 2018

“We need a representation that reflects a more autonomous development of Mapuche society”

"...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."

“The understanding of territory as an unresolved issue is not depicted”

"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 (the youth) are the priority. Although not everyone wants to see it that way, that is the reality.”

Youth should be represented with words "like future, charismatic, cheerful, honest."

“There are some areas (of Esmeraldas) that are in conflict, but that's not the entire province.”

"Diversity, growth, rights, plurality, versatility, love, peace, unity, and other [words] fit within our town’s identity."

“The word ‘contamination’ is not there”

"I would like the word cloud to include more words related to the consequences of mining. The word 'contamination' is not there."

“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."

“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]."

“Start with the basics, with what is the concept of feminism”

"The social struggle, the organizations, collectives, the women’s groups who are constantly conducting this fight are made invisible by media."

“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]."

“The processes of resistance are not visible within the word cloud ‘criminalization’ of protest”

"Criminalization has been one way of denouncing repression, discrimination, and any form of physical, legal, and symbolic violence by the State on the population and other popular groups."