Camaçari Chamber honors Indians in Special Session
The activity occurred in response to the request of Councillor Eddy (DEM)
Representatives of tribes, typical instrument sounds, in addition to the exhibition of costumes and accessories, marked the special session commemorating the Indian day, held this Thursday (18/04), the Board of Camaçari. The leader of the Tah Fene situated in Lauro de Freitas, Wakay Cariri Xocó, made a presentation with several types of flutes and then stated that “more important than declare himself Indian or black is that you have a humanitarian vision”. The activity occurred in response to the request of Councillor Eddy (DEM).
The Junior parliamentary Borges (DEM), Jackson (PV) Jorge Curvelo (DEM), Marcelino (EN), Martín Sessé Abreu (PRTB) Pastor Emma (PSB), Hawk (DEM), Professor Patricia (EN) and Dennis (EN) reaffirmed, during the event, the importance of respecting, discuss and embrace the struggle for indigenous rights. “When the Portuguese arrived in Brazil, the Indians were already here and yes a lot of respect”, he pointed out the Congressman Jorge Curvelo.
Wakay Cariri Xocó, made a presentation with several types of flutes and then stated that “more important than declare himself Indian or black is that you have a humanitarian vision”.
Pastor Emma (PSB) took the opportunity to highlight the role of Indium on preservation of the environment. “They learn to cradle a care with nature, something that we in the cities also should have. it is necessary to respect and observe the cause of the Indians not only on special dates, but every day,” he pondered.
The President of the fraternity of the indigenous peoples of Brazil Associated Integrated (fiber), Mark Elder, explained to the public that a person cannot change his offspring. According to him, with the mixture of races, the Indians are being classified as pardo, Cape verde, but not as Indians. Elder also cited references existing indigenous in Camaçari, as the name of the beaches.
Councilman Eddy (DEM), author of the request for the holding of the session, thanked everyone who understood the importance of the “same” to discuss the indigenous identity. Source: Ascom Camera