Written by: May Mc’Causland
Narrated by: May Mc’Causland y Gustavo Angarita Jr.
Recorded and Postproduced by: Simón Jaramillo de Vinilo Estudio.
Hello humans that are already living the expedition. I have compiled some photographs, videos and links from our second day. How we got to Juanchaco and met our hosts through Atanasia Gamboa of the Ebony Women’s Association and that first approach with the Wounnan indigenous people.
I share several links of the recommended routes on the interactive map.
Thank you all for listening and reading.
We are happy to hear from you and we will be attentive to your messages.
See you soon to continue reviewing La Mochila Desgualanga’
How we got to Juanchaco
Sailing to the beach
The role of the Ebony Women
Knowing female empowerment
Wounnan women and craftsman
Sound Journey: Francia's Fight for the Preservation of the Ombligo (Navel)
Listen in the fascinating voice of Gustavo the recreation of the women of Cauca through their Ombligo.
Cauca our guest department
How we relate the department of Cauca with the earth element.
Fun Fact: Cure for Period Cramps
Hear in May’s voice, the healing powers of plants, women must try it!
The promises of the Podcast
HOW WE GOT TO JUANCHACO
We started early at dawn leaving the Buenaventura dock. We all enjoyed the experience of contemplating the sunrise of the Pacific sailing in first class in the Juanchaco ARC of the National Navy.
Boarding the ship
The trip by ship to the naval base of Bahía Málaga
The delay in Bahía Málaga made us specify the objectives in Juanchaco, goals that we were able to achieve thanks to Sandra Garcés from Fundaproductividad who put us in contact with Atanasia.
Finally the trip on the boat to Juanchaco!
Arrival to Juanchaco
THE ROLE OF THE EBONY WOMEN
LIVE THE COMPLETE EXPERIENCE OF THE SECOND DAY OF OUR EXPEDITION
Here you can find the chapter of Logblogs, Characters from the Pacific and the podcast that has to do with the visit to Juanchaco. You have to see it!
I recommend PACIFIC CHARACTERS whit Atanasia Gamboa
I recommend PERSONAJES PACÍFICO making the premise of the next chapter with MARGARITA HURTADO
The Ecological-Mythological path was born from the initiative of more than 20 women who fight for their territory, ancestral knowledge, human rights and the environment. Protecting intangible heritage.
Entrepreneurial women who through myths and legends make the stay of those who visit them a great experience.
PDF SOBRE LA ORGANIZACIÓN Y EL SENDERO
PDF ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION AND THE TRAIL
Member of Association of Ebony Women of Ladrilleros
Celphone: +57 317 8757989
Location: Corregiduría 3 Ladrilleros, Buenaventura
The Association of Ebony Women of Ladrilleros, is led by Atanasia Gamboa beautiful woman, fighter, and guardian of her traditions. Go and enjoy the company of these lovely women!
Juanchaco continued to delight us with his landscapes, characters and gastronomic delights… Doña Rosalbina Valencia from the restaurant, Miscelanea Doña Rosa, received us, fed us and allowed us to know her space. Thank you Doña Rosa for that delicious chicken soup!
Rosalbina’s home in Juanchaco
Member of Association of Ebony Women of Ladrilleros
Celphone: +57 311 4046670
Location: Juanchaco, Buenaventura
Enjoy the 360º motorcycle experience with Mauricio Gonzalez in Juanchaco
On this trip we took a big step in the APPELLATION OF ORIGIN: COLOMBIAN PACIFIC project, as we achieved the first contact with the indigenous councils. Memorable moment.
In Juanchaco we met Cuarzo Kiro, from the Wounaan native people, present in the Colombian Pacific, a seller of crafts made in werregue
Filmmakers at the handicraft stall in Juanchaco
Julia proudly shows her indigenous card
Speaking of our native people, it is admirable how the Misak indigenous people are an example to follow, since they achieve dialogue between ancestral knowledge and contemporary medicine through the IPS Mama Dominga Hospital in Silvia, Cauca.
Get to know this initiative that has been in Cauca for more than 20 years (Article in Spanish):
Mama Dominga, inherited and learned knowledge
Do you know about the OMBLIGAR tradition?
Does this tradition exist in your communities? What is it called in your country? If you know or have had experiences around this topic, write to us, send us messages.
Go through the traditional Midwifery route on the interactive map, so you know where you can find an experienced midwife or midwife if you want to give birth in the Colombian Pacific and also know places to eat something typical and delicious.
In this map you can find the routes of midwifery and festivities
Check on this map the delicious places of typical food of the Pacific.
At 4 in the afternoon we boarded a boat to return to Bahía Málaga from Juanchaco. Those sunsets were amazing. Judge by yourself!
And that’s how Buenaventura received us on our second day of expedition
The fight of Francia Márquez for preserve her Ombligo
Francia Márquez, Afro-Colombian social leader who led the march of 130 women and young people from Cauca to Bogotá to draw attention to the complaints made to the government. They walked for 10 days, 350 kilometers between mountains. They protested for 22 days and settled in front of the Ministry of the Interior.
This mobilization was one of the reasons for her fight against illegal mining to be recognized with the 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize.
Francia Márquez in Suarez, Cauca
CAUCA OUR GUEST DEPARTMENT
We have identified CAUCA as the EARTH element. This is its symbol within the Appellation of Origin: Colombian Pacific. the reason is told by Gustavo´ in the podcast.
In your cultures, how do you bury and mourn your people? Do you know about Arrullos and Alabaos? Tell us.
about the allied plant to soothe menstrual cramps
Listen to us on the podcast and find out which ones can help us today. And if you have more natural tips, send us messages.
Some links in this regard (articles in Spanish):
PRESENTACIÓN EN PDF SOBRE PARTERÍA
PDF PRESENTATION ABOUT MIDWIFERING
¿QUÉ ES LA PARTERÍA?
WHAT IS MIDWIVING?
CANTOS Y ALABAOS DEL PACÍFICO, MÚSICA NEGRA PARA LA VIDA Y LA MUERTE
SONGS AND PRAISES OF THE PACIFIC, BLACK MUSIC FOR LIFE AND DEATH
ALABAOS «SALGAN RÍOS DE MIS OJOS» SEGUNDA PARTE
PRAISE «RIVERS GET OUT OF MY EYES» PART TWO
YO SOY TIEMPO DE JUNTANZA
I AM THE TIME TO JOIN US
Learn about the Buenaventura Expedition here
Many stories to share
Appellation of Origin: Colombian Pacific
This is our transmedia project that has been weaving year after year
Infinite thanks for reading and listening, I hope you continue to carry LA MOCHILA DESGUALANGA’ with us, see you in the next chapter!