“We have local knowledge that our grandparents taught us.”
"Each indigenous people has its stories, legends, founding myths, and processes for community and of struggle."
“Community work highlights the united participation of citizens to develop activities that improve the image of our community”
"...it is a responsibility of the communities, organizations, and practicing citizens to organize, disseminate and conserve this intangible heritage of our native peoples."
“Gender is a topic that involves all of us, not only women”
"I think that gender is a topic that involves all of us, not only women, and we continue to have the same discourse that gender is only about women."
“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]."