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Gonavindua Tairona letter

Gonavindua Tairona letter

5 March 2018

The following letter was received by the Trust from Gonavindua Tairona in August 1997. It neatly encapsulates the relationship which exists between the two organisations, and details the financial assistance the Trust has been able to make to the Mamas. Its formal language indicates the help of a Colombian lawyer in its drafting. This is the English translation of the original Spanish.

 

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In their own words

In the beginning there were no animals, no plants.  Only the Sea.  The sea was the Mother. The Mother was not the people, she was not anything at all.  She was when she was, spirit.  She was memory and possibly, she was aluna. 

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