tayjasaruta Atayak Kuriñampi Samaruta

TAYJASARUTA is an autonomous, non-profit organization independent of political and religious parties, of a social, political, organizational and technical nature. Recognized by the Ecuadorian Government through the Ministry of Social Welfare through ministerial agreement No. 0206 in 1979, it is reformed and approved on June 10, 2004 by the Council for the Development of Nationalities and Peoples of Ecuador (CODENPE).

Definition of TAYJASARUTA:

AT. TAYAK. The first men and women of the Kichwa people of Sarayaku.

Y. YUYAYTA. The knowledge, wisdom and spiritual strength to build harmony between the ayllus (famillias) and nature. (Sumak Kawsay = Good Living).

HA. JATACHIK. The one who stands up to build the path of cultural identity.

SA. SARAYAKU. Name of our town, which means River of corn (half-day town).

UK. RUNAKUNA. People with ethics and culture principles.

AT. TANDANAKUY. Strong Unity for the defense of the rights of indigenous peoples.

Legally, Tayjasaruta was recognized, in 1979, by the Ecuadorian Government, through the Ministry of Social Welfare, through ministerial agreement No. 0206. His legal status was reformed and approved on June 10, 2004 by the Council for the Development of Nationalities. and Peoples of Ecuador (CODENPE), through agreement No. 024.

In this sense, it is approved as the Original Kichwa People of Sarayaku, legally represented by the Governing Council of TAYJASARUTA, made up of Tayak Apu (President), Yanapak Apu (Vice President), Runa Kawsayta Purichik Kurakakuna (Directors of different commissions) and Kuraka and Likuati (Ancestral Authorities). Its main decision-making body is the Sarayaku runa tantanakui (Assembly of the Kichwa People of Sarayaku).

Puyo Office: Francisco de Orellana and General Villamil Telephone +593 32 896 999  ©2022  Original Kichwa People of Sarayaku

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