Upon its release, rencontres had dedicated a
Webpage to Brigitte Wyngaarde, democratically elected Customary Chief of a
Community village of the French Amazonia. We appreciated this young woman's
courage, which, after her father, chose to get her community going within the global
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progress that improves the human personal merit, in his preserved living space. The
communautary tradition being respected and also being the foundation and cement of
Amerindian society. Brigitte Wyngaarde is giving no battle whatsoever.
She only wants to resist the society's violence in this environment. It brings all those
nasty winds and seeks to possess, occupy, and bargain over the natural human and social
space, not to possess, occupy, and bargain over the natural human and social space, not to
mention imposing what it calls its value, that cannot any longer be controlled.
Amerindians would be there, only to fall victims of surplus acts of delinquency, namely
alcoholism, individual or strayed groups delinquencies, drug, greedy push fullness.
The Amerindian societies marginalization can actually be seen on the spot, in the
texts and institutions which ignore and scorn all that is not in their standards .
It is just on this matter that Brigitte Wyngaarde is standing firmly, with the
support and encouragement of this tiny people. Together with the awareness of their
ability to freely make a choice by themselves; this is good for their own preservation as
well as for the development of their will-being, let alone, due respect to all people as a
thank Brigitte Wyngaarde for her long talk on the telephone, which has enabled us to write