The included lesson plans promote inclusive narratives of Colombia's past and present. In Colombia as elsewhere, the prevailing historical narratives are those produced by the people with most power: mainly white, Western, elite males. This has silenced the role that other groups of people have played in history. These lesson plans contribute to the transformation of the narratives we tell about ourselves as Colombians, illuminating the experiences of communities about which we have heard little or through the narratives by outsiders.
*En esta guía hacemos uso del masculino genérico, es decir, del masculino singular y plural para designar ambos géneros gramaticales. Y aunque este genérico sea gramaticalmente económico al momento de explicar cosas, no consideramos que logre incluir de manera efectiva toda la multiplicidad de géneros que existen.