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One of the requests of the original population was an educational pact between the State and the community, a pact called "ishkay yachay" plural attitude that integrates the local knowledge of the children into their teaching curriculum as an equivalent and consubstantial knowledge in contrast to the modern one.

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"The sweet life of an indigenous peasant is not a world of harmony, perfection or balance without involving all forms of life."

"Learning is being happy"

G. Rengifo

Parenting Learning at YACHAY WASI

Ishkay Yachay

The request of indigenous migrant peasant mothers and fathers in this city of Quito to teach their "wawas" (girls and boys) the ancestral peasant and modernity, equivalently, is an educational proposal in the exercise of their Collective rights (Constitution ), the application of the Organic Law of Intercultural Education in its Art. 92 and compliance with the Code of Children in its Art. 44. Cultural rights of indigenous and black or Afro-Ecuadorian peoples

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Overcoming homogenizing schemes in the classroom is a task that is sometimes “almost” impossible to accomplish, however in the “almost” intercultural bilingual schools like "Yachay Wasi" we have a percentage, a corner to smell the countryside, savor the native , taste our stuff. This corner is the CARAC experiential calendar of Indigenous Nationalities, it is a guide for the dialogue of knowledge between the ancestral and modern. For the technician, the teacher, to walk at the pace of the indigenous peasant population and their worldview. The entire natural community participates in them, be they human, nature and deities, the interrelationships occur on a plane of affection, respect and equity within the framework of ritualities in a cyclical time, and specific place.

The rebirth of Kichwa community education, spirituality and biocultural diversity, in times of climate and values ​​crisis.

ÑUKANCHIMI KANCHIK - WE ARE We are a bilingual intercultural community educational institution (Kichwa and Spanish), located in the eastern center of the city of Quito, Ecuador. Our eco-pedagogical educational proposal is "Ishkay Yachay", it is based on the indigenous peasant request and demand, to teach both modern knowledge as well as our own or ancestral indigenous knowledge. A community space that invigorates the recovery of respect between the human community, the Pachamama community and the community of the Deities.



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