IEPA-URACCAN held the Forum: Regional Multi-Ethnic Autonomy 2020
Dr. Cordón emphasized that the regional regional regional process should continue to be strengthened from URACCAN.
Neylin Calderon

Spiritual reflections that strengthen identities

With the main purpose of establishing a space for dialogue with students, teachers and researchers of the university, in addition to reflecting the state of the art of Regional Autonomy on the North Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua, URACCAN, through the Institute of Studies and Promotion of Autonomy (IEPA) and in conjunction with the Regional Observatory of Multi-Ethnic Autonomy (ORAM) of the Bilwi , conducted the forum "Multi-ethnic Regional Autonomy 2020", developed at the Slilma Center for Intercultural Community Innovation.

The forum was made as a conversation on: The state of the art of Regional Autonomy on Nicaragua's North Caribbean Coast and URACCAN's contribution to Regional Autonomy, where the university community and representatives of state institutions participated.

This dialogue began with a spiritual reflection where the student of the Bachelor of Psychology in Multicultural Contexts and Indigenous Maya Ixil of Guatemala, Xib Ach Ixmucané Ceto Morales, was in charge of explaining that now the meaning of the symbols placed in the indigenous cosmic spiral, and this is because in the Mayan calendar are celebrating the Q'ANIL period , which is seed, food, planting, germination, life, creation, love. "Q'ANIL is a very special day for women who are pregnant or who plan to be pregnant, here they are asked to be female or male, to be a complete creature, to be not missing anything."

Spaces for dialogue between the university community

Dr Enrique Cordón, vice-chancellor of the Bilwi compound, recalled that for 7 years these types of forums have been held by URACCAN, he also said that the meaning of these events is to be able to reflect and evaluate the progress of the Regional Autonomy process, "for 10 years we see that there are many changes," he said.

It should be mentioned that these changes are not only infrastructure, Cordón said, but also the identity of each of the people who live on the Caribbean Coast, "if we do not identify with our peoples, then we will not have that love for natural resources, for the different ethnic groups, for intercultural citizenship, for all the elements of the worldview of peoples and communities" Assured.

The vice-chancellor emphasized that the various peoples and communities existing on the Caribbean Coast should be treated as brothers; in this way we will be able to make progress and progress in the Autonomous Regions, "we must remember that our children come, our grandchildren come and we must continue to build, that is also the work of our Intercultural Community University, to train those professionals, men and women to take on that challenge, that role of continuing to guide Autonomy, Autonomy cannot die!" professor.