After traveling by land, river and air, the 67 delegations of indigenous peoples are already at the Huampaní Vacation Center in Chaclacayo, composed of primary, secondary and alternative basic education students, who are accompanied by 51 teachers and 29 parents. of family.
Karina Ortiz, head of the General Directorate of Alternative Basic Education, Intercultural Bilingual and Educational Services in the Rural Area of Minedu, reported that the event will take place until November 24 with the motto We dialogue, we read and we write to address a public issue.
“The majority of the students have left their community for the first time and this experience will allow them to learn about other realities and customs, as well as integrate cultural knowledge and practices and exchange experiences,” he indicated.
Ortiz said that the delegations that are in Lima are the winners of the regional Tinkuy and their projects will be shown at the “Knowledge Fair”, which will be held on Wednesday the 22nd at the velodrome of the National Sports Village of San Luis. In addition, they will visit the Government Palace and enjoy a walk through the city center and the sea in the Agua Dulce sector.
Students, teachers, parents and wise men from the Ashaninka, Aymara, Awajún, Shawi, Shipibo-Konibo, Wampis, Matsigenka, Ese Eja, Achuar, Afro-Peruvian, Arabela, Ikitu, Jaqaru, Kakataibo, Kakinte indigenous peoples will participate in Tinkuy 2023. , Kandozi, Madija, Murui-Miunani, Nahua, Ticuna, Yanesha and Quechua of the Andean zone in its southern, central and northern Quechua linguistic variants.
At the event, students received school supplies donated by Artesco, science educational materials provided by Fun Lab and Slime, as well as anti-anemic cookies from Nutri H, panettone from Alicorp and water bottles from Lindley (Arca Continental).