Stories from June, 2018
"The media only sees us as sacks of flesh, as blood, and as victims of violence that offer no resistance to [feminicide]."
"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."
"As an indigenous woman, I would like to see women leaders highlighted (in the word cloud), the names of women leaders from our bases because I know they exist."
"The term ‘indigenous’ is being represented [in the word cloud] from an institutional and State perspective, especially in electoral situations that assume democratic, inclusive, and participatory conditions."
"The word “activism” is also absent, which tells us that the struggles are taking place within collectives, but are not seen as a social demand.."
“They shouldn’t see indigenous peoples only in terms of development, they shouldn't see us exclusively as projects.”
"I believe that not understanding the diverse initiatives that indigenous peoples offer can have harmful effects for our permanency in the territories."
"The word ‘indigenous,’ is rather like an imposed word, a word recognized as external and curiously also devoid of other signs of tension, crisis, and violence...'
"When talking about the 'border,' I’d say tranquility, respect, equality, and peace above all else."
"The only way that we can find more narratives and media presence of trans people is by showing the lives of each one."
“Yes, the afro people is music, dance, culture, but it is also a provider of great scientific knowledge”
The Reframed Stories Project asks people to respond to dominant themes in news coverage about themselves or issues that affect them. The stories center on the reflections of persons who...