In this Programm we talk with our Guest Túpac Enrique Acosta and Ana Barón about Decolonization Processes in relationship with the date of the 12th October and the Doctrine of the Discovery. Túpac’s Report covered different aspects of this Topics, including also Clarifications about the Visit of Pope Francisco in Canada , and some other Events ocurred on the Week of 12th October this year.
We encourage to the listeners to hear the first Interview with Túpac : https://cba.fro.at/528486
where we addressed a complete Analysis of the Doctrine of the Discovery and also how to dismantle it.
About Tupac Enrique Acosta
A recognized activist for indigenous rights, Tupac Enrique Acosta is the main Representative of NAHUACALLI, Embassy of Indigenous Peoples and a founding member of the community based organization TONATIERRA in Phoenix, Arizona (USA). At proceedings of the United Nations, Tupac has served as representative of Tlahtokan Aztlan, a traditional council that upholds the sovereignty of the original nations and Pueblos of the territory of Atzlan. Through his work with the Confederation of the Eagle and the Condor, he is helping to revitalize the historic and sacred connections between indigenous peoples of the Western Hemisphere. Tupac is also one of the original conveners of the gathering of Tlahtokan Aztlan (Arizona, USA) that in 1984 sent a message to Pope John Paul II calling for the Vatican State to re-examine the fallacious principles of the Papal Bulls of Alexander VI purporting to grant “Domain” over the territories and Nations of Indigenous Peoples. Since 1984, Tupac, through TONATIERRA has been consistently advancing the Dismantling of the Doctrine of Discovery in a series of coordinated community campaigns led by Indigenous Peoples from the local-regional, continental-global contexts of geo-political reference.
Active Member of INRICO Graz. She was born in Colombia but also lived in different countries and learned from different cultures. She studied Linguistics in the University of Bogotá . She is being part of the Re-awakening of the Indigenous People Muisca. She got knowledge from old indigenous persons in Colombia. Currently she’s living in Austria serving kindly as a bridge between cultures. Ana Barón met Tupac Enrique acosta in Bogotá, Colombia in the Frame of the Gathering for the 10th Aniversary of the UN’s Indigenous Peoples Rights Declaration, organized in 2017 by the ONIC (National Indigenous Organization of Colombia) . Tupac and Ana participated in the Continental Comission Abya Ayala which was responsible for the writing of the Letter to Pope Francisco, asking for the condemnation and dismantling of the Doctrine of the Discovery.
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OCTOBER 12TH DECOLONIZATION DAY
DISMANTLING THE DOCTRINE OF THE DISCOVERY
CONTINENTAL COMMISSION ABYA YALA October 12, 2021