TRADICIÓN GUERRERA DE LOS WAO EN GUIYERO

La semana pasada, tuve la oportunidad de visitar a una comunidad waorani en la Amazonía…

La semaine dernière j’ai eu l’opportunité de visiter une communauté waorani en Amazonie…

Last week, I had the opportunity to visit a waorani community in the Amazon region…

waorani intervencion

A group of Waorani citizens in Guiyero.

… la comunidad de Guiyero, ubicada en el Parque Nacional Yasuní… y también en el bloque 16 explotado por la petrolera Repsol-YPF.

…la communauté de Guiyero, située en plein Parc Nacional Yasuní… et aussi dans la zone pétrolière, connue comme Bloc 16, exploitée para Repsol YPF.

… the community of Guiyero, located in Yasuní National Park… and also in the oil drilling zone known as Block 16, controlled by Repsol-YPF.

comunidad Guiyero

Guiyero

Hasta los años 1950, los pueblos waorani no tenían contacto alguno con el resto de la sociedad ecuatoriana. Pero, con la llegada de misioneros y petroleras, muchos de ellos pasaron de ser nómadas a sedentarios.

Jusqu’aux années 1950, les peuples waorani n’avaient aucun contact avec le reste de la société equatorienne. Suite à l’arrivée de missionaires et des compagnies pétroliéres, beaucoup d’entre eux, nomades, sont devenus sédentaires.

Until the 1950s, the waorani people did have no contact with the rest of the ecuadorian society. Since the arrival of missionaries and oil companies, many of them nomadic people have become sedentary.

reunion waorani

Many waorani people have changed lifestyle.

Los waorani aún son muy orgullosos de su tradición de pueblo guerrero. La relación con las petroleras en su propio territorio no siempre ha sido fácil.

Les peuples waorani demeurent très fiers de leur tradition guerrière. La relation avec les compagnies pétrolières sur leur propre territoire n’a pas toujours été facile.

The waorani people are still very proud of their warrior tradition. The relationship with the oil companies hasn’t always been easy.
waorani_lanzas

A group of Waorani men in their warrior outfit.

helicoptero

The helicopter of Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa just landed in Guiyero for an extraordinary meeting.

nina

Little waorani girl fascinated by the helicopter.

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Waorani women ready to do a traditional dance.

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