20 Mar Minga Project and the Fujifilm X-T2
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Thinking collectively transports me to the distant lands of our colonizers and their literature, since about a century and a half ago the three musketeers solemnly in loyalty to the young D’Artagnan, shouted, ‘All for one and one for all’, and in Holland the Dutch motto ‘unity is strength’ encouraged the people to unite in very ancient writings and it is worth mentioning the moral of Aesop’s fable, The old man and his sons, ‘All power is weak, unless it remains united’. Those references must have come from those developed countries to our ears at the time of the conquest, our indigenous ancestors somehow learned how susceptible and vulnerable we are individually. The Minga, a very old term derived from the Quechua language “minka” means, communal work, agreement between neighbors to do something, a collective act in favor of building or claiming something, in this case, for the territory, for peace and for life. The Indigenous Minga, then, was constituted and united to move to the Colombian capital with the idea of meeting with the Colombian president, Ivan Duque. In colorful and striking buses, about seven thousand indigenous people packed food and supplies for an extensive four-day trip and approximately […]
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