In commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Indigenous Resistance of Nicaragua, Cacique Diriangén and Cacique Nicarao, the Managua Mayor's Office in coordination with the Ministry of Education (MINED), began a conversation with teachers who teach Social Sciences and History in the different secondary schools.
The learning seminars will be held in three sessions, Monday 17, Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 April, as announced by Deputy Mayor Enrique Armas Rosales.
“Teachers are being given a publication made by the authors: Ligia Madrigal, Edgard Espinoza Pérez, Rigoberto Navarro, Rafael Casanova, among others, are important authors who have edited this book called V Centenario de la Resistencia Indígena, which has been running for 166 years. pages where the truths are told when the Spanish invaded our territory for many years,” Armas explained.
Clemente Guido, Director of Historical Heritage, stated that there are 300 teachers who will receive and share with their students the history of the heroic indigenous resistance.
“On April 17, 1523, the Cacique Diriangén, in the area of the Ochomogo river, presented military resistance against the conqueror Gil Gonzalez Dávila, who told the indigenous people that they had to accept the Spanish crown, renouncing their cultural customs and language, before Cacique Diriangén resisted these demands by presenting battle, causing 40 percent casualties to the Spanish troops”, Guido pointed out.