Yalitza Aparicio debuted in his role as YouTuber in a broadcast expected by the public, following the announcement last week of his foray into the platform with which the star of Pomegranate seeks to create a space for reflection, mainly focused on the reflection of social aspects.
The 26-year-old actress has recently announced the creation of the video platform channel to take advantage of the quarantine and confinement period at home and make sure you send a positive message to the audience that’s been with you since your movie release, with which he reached beyond Holywood.
“What I do, what I defend… what I am, after a lot of work today, we open the doors of a new space to continue reflecting together; meet new stories, places and people. I invite you to my YouTube channel ”, was the message with which the one born in Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca, made her new project public.
In the first video of the new vlogger She told who are the women who, with her example, inspiration or representation, influenced her in the development of her life and career.
I want to tell you about five women of indigenous origin who put the name of their community, their culture, their traditions and who always raised their heads, proud of their origins; These women have served me throughout my career to inspire me and realize that I am not the only one nor will I be the only one
Yásnaya Elena Aguilar, Mixe linguist known for her research, and for contributing to the preservation of their community and their language. An activist for the rights of indigenous peoples, she is one of the women appointed by Yalitza. “I recommend that you take the time to read your articles since it explains more easily those issues that complicate us “
The poet Nadia López, a native of the Tlaxiaco region as “Yali” -as his followers affectionately call him-, he writes poems in mixtec and translates them into Spanish. This is winner of the National Youth Award in 2018, and his poems have been translated into French, Arabic and English.
The rarámuri corridor Lorena Ramírez, who participated in a large number of ultramarathons of up to 100 kilometers with the clothes of her region participated in international races. In 2017 alone it ran 50 km in Puebla and 100 km in Chihuahua, in addition to other world competitions. “Rarámuri means” one with light feet “said the 26-year-old actress, visibly excited.
Soprano singer mix María Reyna, who preserves several indigenous languages through her songs, like Zapoteca and Maia. “I recommend that you listen to his ‘Opera mixe’, he reached several parts of the world, listen to ‘Orgullosa soy root’”, the actress recommended.
Nancy García, your partner in Pomegranate, the young woman who played the role of “Adela” in Alfonso Cuarón’s film is your friend since they studied together at the same university and it was he who taught her to speak Mixtec during the filming of the film with which she catapulted herself to fame. “She became my great friend,” said Yalitza. Nancy runs a women’s football team, with which she promotes gender equality in sport.
There are more indigenous peoples that I admire and appreciate for the great work they are doing for the rescue of indigenous peoples, and I will have the opportunity to talk about all of them.
The video that in a few hours reached over 65,000 views and hundreds of comments is the first installment of clips starring the actress who started her career as a teacher and that since its launch it has been developing other facets, such as social activism.
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