Citizens are invited to participate in the activities to be held this Friday, March 4, starting at 10 in the morning, in homage to Gabriel Tepórame, Ralámuli (Rarámuri) leader of the 1650 rebellion, in defense of the Tarahumara people who took up arms against the Spanish in Tomochi to free themselves from the yoke.
The foregoing, in order to generate a sense of belonging towards actors who consolidated the different native peoples, in this case the Ralámuli population.
The first event to take place is the Nawésali, a speech that is a transcendental part of the ritual of the festival for the dead, and that will be in charge of the governor of the indigenous settlement of Ladrilleras Norte, Reyna Durán, which will take place at 10 o'clock in the morning at the monument to Tepórame, located at the intersection of Avenida Venustiano Carranza and Niño Héroes,
During the pascol dance, with which the community is sought to gather, it will be carried out by members of the aforementioned settlement, a message will be given by the Apache community of the Chihuahua Civil Association.
At 5:00 p.m. in the “Los Laureles” Cultural Plaza, the discussion “Tepórame, ralámuli guerrilla” will be presented, in which Graciela Rojas, representative of the ralámuli community, Heriberto Amavizca, of the Chihuahua Apache Civil Association, and Daniel García will participate. Coello, rector of the Universidad Regional del Norte, and author of a book about this guerrilla.
Gabriel Tepórame, who in 1652 led an important rebellion by a group of Tarahumara against slavery and the dispossession of his land, was finally sentenced to hang in what is now known as Tomochi, municipality of Guerrero.
This event will have the collaboration of the National Institute of Indigenous Peoples (INPI), the State Commission for Indigenous Peoples (COEPI), the Institute of Culture of the Municipality of Chihuahua (ICM) and the Chihuahua Apache Civil Association.
All these activities will have the preventive hygiene and safety measures required in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.