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Amazonian holy man’s views on Climate Change - MouraTukano

Published 24th October 2009 - 3 comments - 1689 views -

Moura Tukano, spiritual leader of the Tukano people, who lives on the Tiquié river (Brazil's Amazon State border with Colombia), is an inspiring speaker. Behind a broad and intriguing smile, he delivers a deep cutting criticism of modern man’s spiritual condition, which he sees as the root cause of the environmental crisis. At times funny, other times scary, this is really worth listening to!

There are men, there are people, that go around with horns in their heads every day. And that is not going to help climate change.”

“…hundreds of children that are born every day that do not know who their father is. Do not know even who their mother is. Will they know about climate change?”

Tukano's declaration on climate change was transcribed (see below the original) and translated by me, keeping to his style rather than smoothening it out.

MOURA TUKANO, President of FIUPAM – Indigenous Federation of Unification and World Peace, Amazonas State, Brazil.

Look, climate change today, what is happening is the mis-education of man. The decline of the education of man. He is declining. That he lost his original education, as the creator of a group. He did not obey, did not obey completely. And there is constant conflict with his partner. Who are his partners? Men in the number one enemy of woman. Woman is the number one enemy of men. Because, God did not give women to men. God did not give men to women. So, all marriages today are smuggled. Are fake. They are fake parents. They are fake children. So that’s why they are not going to solve the problems of the Earth. When they end their anesthesia, they will solve it. Complete the 5% of responsibility that they received when God gave orders to them. God called them out to fulfill 5% of responsibility. That means they have to be perfect. But, I am not protestant and I am not catholic, because God is not catholic nor protestant. He is a father. He gave responsabilities to man. For him to fulfull his responsability. So he has to complete his responsability. To show his capacity, his understanding. By having relationships with animals, nature, water, fish. He is not having the potency that he has, that he received from God. Today, he is full of materials, richness, gold, money. There are men, there are people, that go around with horns in their heads every day. And that is not going to help climate change. It is complicated, man this way. He walks with his genital organs in his head, because he is a prostitute. If there are female prostitutes, there are male prostitutes. So there is no education, no lifestyle. So, it is up to him to reflect and understand, to study more the transgressions that he is doing with the world, with nature, with food, with food goods. That he is not managing to eat better. Today, he invented transgenics, that are all over the supermarket shelves. That will do him harm…little by little he will see. But yes, there are hundreds of children that are born every day that do not know who their father is. Do not know even who their mother is. What education will they lead in the future? Will they know about climate change? Who will they blame? What water will they drink? What food will they eat? That is my question. That the indigenous communities today, to improve the situation, they are returning to their sacred traditions. Because the indigenous person, he, within the family, he must already have their children educated. To try to educate after it’s born is futile, it won’t work. That children must be born educated, because it had to be born already planned for what it will serve in the future. For what it is that she will be, in the future, for humanity – or for money? This causes a turmoil amongst us. But, I am happy to give this message to the world. That the biggest capitalists understand these issues, don’t think only about money, think about humanity, water, fish and other living beings that are here on Earth. That the disobedient one is man. I never saw a chicken say like this, “I am tired of being a chicken today, I will be a rooster”, but man is capable of saying this, “I am tired of being a man today, I will be a woman.”

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This is the first of a series of declarations by indigenous peoples from Brazil collected at the Indigenous Book Fair of Mato Grosso State/FLIMT (with my FLIP/Mino HD!), which took place on 6-11 of October. You will hear the opinions of indigenous holy men, women, writers, leaders, youngsters and elders on: What does Climate Change mean to you?

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Moura Tukano's transcribed declaration in portuguese:

Olha, mudança climática hoje, está havendo é deseducação do homem. A decadência da educação do homem. O seu declínio. Que ele perdeu sua educação original, como o criador de sua gangue. Ele não obedeceu, não obedece completamente. E há conflito constantemente com o seu parceiro. Quem são seus parceiros? O homem é inimigo número um da mulher. Mulher inimiga número um do homem. Porque Deus não entregou mulher por homem. Deus não entregou o homem pra mulher. Então, todos os casamentos hoje são contrabando. São falsos. Eles são os falsos pais. Os falsos filhos. Então por isso é que eles não vão resolver o problema da Terra. Quando eles terminarem a anestesia, vão resolver problema. Completar os seus 5% de responsabilidade que eles receberam quando Deus deu a ordem pra eles. Deus destacou para que eles cumprissem esses 5% de responsabilidade. Isso significa que ele tem que ser perfeito. Mas, eu não sou evangélico e nem católico, porque Deus não é católico e nem evangélico. Ele é pai. Ele deu responsabilidade pro homem. Pra ele cumprir a sua responsabilidade. Então ele tem que completar a sua responsabilidade. Mostrando sua capacidade, seu entendimento. Tendo relacionamento com os animais, a natureza, a água, os peixes. Ele não tá tendo essa potência que ele tem. Que ele recebeu de Deus. Hoje ele tufa de matérias, de riquezas, ouro, dinheiro. Tem um homem, tem as pessoas que andam com um chifre na testa todo dia. Isso, ele não vai ajudar nada com o aquecimento global. Isso é meio complicado, o homem desta forma. Ele anda com o órgão genital na cabeça do homem, porque ele é prostituto. Se existe prostituta, existe prostituto. Então não tem educação, não tem estilo de vida. Então, cabe ele refletir e entender, estudar mais a transgressão que ele está fazendo como mundo, com a natureza, com a própria comida, com a própria alimentação. Que ele não tá podendo se alimentar melhor. Hoje, ele inventou transgênico, que está em toda a prateleira do supermercado. Isso vai fazer mal pra ele...pouco a pouco ele vai ver. Mas é, tem centenas de crianças que nascem por dia que não sabe quem é o pai dele. Não sabe nem que é a mãe. Qual é a educação que eles vão levar futuramente? Eles vão saber da mudança climática? Eles vão culpar quem? Que água que eles vão tomar? Que comida que eles vão comer? Esta é a minha pergunta. Que as comunidades indígenas hoje, para melhorar essa situação, eles estão retomando novamente sua tradição sagrada. Porque o índio, eles, dentro da família, ele já deve ter os filhos já educado. Querer educar depois de nascido é vão, não vai servir nada. Que as crianças já deve nascer educada, porque ela tem que nascer planejada pra que ela vai servir futuramente. Pra que que ela vai ser, futuramente, para a humanidade ou para dinheiro? Isso causa transtorno pra gente. Mas,eu fico contente de dar essa mensagem para o mundo. E que os maiores capitalistas do mundo entenda esses assuntos, não pensa só em dinheiro, pensa na humanidade, água, peixes e outros seres vivos que estão aqui na terra. Que o maior desobediente é o homem. Eu nunca vi uma galinha dizer assim, “Eu estou cansado de ser galinha hoje, vou ser galo”, mas o homem é capaz de dizer isso, “Eu estou cansado de ser homem hoje, vou ser mulher”.

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Comments

Nicolau Kietzmann on 25th October 2009:

Cool guy, hein!
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Vilma on 27th October 2009:

Ok, that’s an original view which gives us something to think about! Vilma

Paul Montariol on 10th November 2009:

When one reads the bible for the first time one is astonished to see that the word prostitute is often used.
It is undoubtedly a vision of the sin which is then destroyed by Jesus who forgives him definitively.
It is in fact by the prostitute that the world is saved.
Let us hope for how it will be similar for Copenhagen!

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