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09 Jun 2011

ROAD TO SOUTH: A poetic caravan interrupts into the border. By Cristian Cayupan*

COUNTRY Mapuche-Temuco: The boldness of this stroll down the asphalt highway concession, in a mini bus that was decorated with verses, anecdotes, laughs, surprises, friendships ... but more importantly, language. With the passing of the hours were left behind natural sites, tolls, gas stations, roadblocks. At about 6 pm reached the center of Temuco, the regional capital of Araucania, legendary frontier region, praised in the verses of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Pablo Neruda. The meeting was agreed at the Plaza Teodoro Schmidt.

Subsequently, writers from different parts of the world, including France, Italy, Serbia, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, among others, gathered at the historic hill Ñielol, current natural reserve that maintains native biodiversity, where they showed an overview of the city and the vast cultural wealth of the Mapuche Nation.


PHOTO: The Delegation of World Poets: Ñielol Cerro de Temuco: Esteban Fauret, Amalia Isabel Cristina Gomez de Orozco, Mary Guzman, Aleksandar Milosevic, Maggy Gómez Sepúlveda, Luis Arias Manzo, Luis Carlos Orozco, Silvio Salazar Herrera, María Huenuñir Agnes, Bella Clara Ventura, Anna Luna, Hugo Salas Sanhueza, Cristian Cayupan Mora and Gabriella Bianco.

The itinerary looked Stay Home and Sociocultural Development Center Mapuche Pelontuwe ', an area where it was received the delegation of the World NGO' Poets of the World 'and given a formal welcome to the literary

The program of activities of the NGO World accused a literary workshop in Central Prison of Temuco compliance with the Mapuche Political Prisoners [PPDM], for Monday 21, at 09 am, an activity that would be materialized by the colombian poet Maggy Gómez Sepúlveda with the Mexican poet and psychologist Mary Guzmán. The surprise was great when the warden of the prison authorized the full delegation.

With this activity, 'Poets of the World' sealed their passage through the border town, then continue their literary journey to the land of the south, towards the mythical archipelago of Chiloé.


FOTO: Cristian Cayupan Mora, Aleksandar Milosovic, Mary Guzmán y David Altamirano.

Desde el Territorio Mapuche
Gulu Mapu
Cristian Cayupan!


Cristian Cayupan Mora*, PPdM:
http://www.poetasdelmundo.com/verInfo_america.asp?ID=7246

Publication: 06-03-2011

Translated by_Traducido por Candida Pedersen

Noticias culturales - Antologia de Grandes Poetas -
PPdM:
http://www.poetasdelmundo.com/verInfo_europa.asp?ID=5776
Poema de solidaridad con mis hermanos mapuches:

La mujer mapuche
Autora Cándda Pedersen

La mujer mapuche
es una bella melodía
como una linda flor
que pide justicia
para crecer en una
preciosa primavera
de libertad,
sin tener que sentirse
prisionera del dolor
con el profundo llanto
de una cruel discriminación.

El Pueblo Mapuche
son manos que trabajan
con sudor y sin descanso
por la Tierra Chilena,
son los pulmones explotados
de la clase obrera,
donde le ponen barreras
y les niegan su bandera.

La anciana mapuche
lleva en su cálida frente
las arrugas marcadas
por el sufrimiento
y la explotación sin razón
que jamás tendrá perdón.

La mujer mapuche
es despreciada por
una mentalidad clasista
y egoísta, es ignorada
por su hermoso rostro
y por tener apellido mapuche.

La mujer mapuche
es una hi