Message from the Big Borthers on the Pandemic
Duni Dwawiku Izquierdo 2020
A spokesman for the indigenous peoples of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia, made public a statement the 27 of March, on the pandemic, on behalf of the spiritual authorities (mamos) of the ‘heart of the world’. Unlike the statements of other religious and spiritual leaders in the world, his takes into account not only humanity but also all other living things, and asks us to learn from the virus that caused the pandemic, as it is a true messenger. Duni Dwawiku Izquiero, mamo arhuaco, on behalf of the spiritual authorities (mamos) of the four indigenous ethnic groups that are the traditional guardians of this imposing mountain range, which they consider the ‘heart of the world’.
Duni Dwawiku Izquierdo. Don’t Say They Didn’t Tell Us’ .27 March 2020. Compiled and translated by Amanda Bernal-Carlo, President The Great Balance