European Traditional Sports and Games Association

Festival Palmas, Tocantins, Brasil. 23 -25 / 10 / 2015

by Biel Pubill Soler in Meetings

World Indigenous Sports

The members of the Panamericana Asociación de Juegos y Deportes Autóctonos y Tradicionaleses lived a very warm moment of emotion after the official announcement of the Palmas Declaration (see the text). This announcement has been made during the First World festival of the Indigenous People with the participation of 10 countries: Mexico, Honduras, Panama, Peru, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Haiti, Guadeloupe and Brazil.

The declaration underlines the necessity to see the countries of the American continent to decide public policies for the recuperation and the insertion of the Indigenous and traditional games in the school curriculum, for a society respectful of alterity


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