In an event at the National Pantheon, in Caracas, together with the Minister for Interior Relations, Justice and Peace, Remigio Ceballos, the native of the town of Kariña, Cumaná, state of Sucre, means that “in this sacred territory” the famous heroes . heroes such as Guaicaipuro and Apacuana were born.
He remembers that there are also warriors indigenous peoples like Caracas, Los Teques, Paracotos and Mariches who, for centuries, before the arrival of the conquerors, lived in those mountains and valleys.
He assures that “we will continue to live and we will live” in these morichales, in these mountains, in the mangroves, in the mountains, in the savannahs and tepuis, and mentions the Araguacos and Caribbeans as the bravest and most resistant to colonization.
Also a member of the Youth of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela stated that the Day of Native Resistance is to remember the war given by the native heroes and heroines to defend the homeland that was invaded by the Spanish.
“We are here today fighting and in permanent resistance for the love of our country, our rights and freedom and, of course, for our Essequibo,” he said.
He pointed out that the big challenge now is to defend the rights stipulated in the national Constitution and the laws given to the people and for the people.
Vidal pointed out that they were affected by unilateral coercive measures and assured that they will not allow foreign powers to attack the sovereignty of the homeland of Venezuela.
We are no longer slaves to any empire, we carry the fighting flag of our ancestors, as well as Guaicaipuro and Apacuana, he said.
He revealed that it has been 531 years of resistance against colonialism, united with the struggle and resistance of our native people in America, our Abya Ayala, for a better world to protect the natives, for the complete freedom and defense of our Mother. Earth.
The participants put a flower offering in the sarcophagus that keeps the remains of the Liberator Simón Bolívar and is symbolic of the tomb of the chief of Guaicaipuro and the chief of Apacuana.