Indigeneity (Other Keyword)

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Archaeological Patrimony, Spirituality, and the Construction of a New Indigenous Class in Highland Bolivia (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Isabel Scarborough.

The ancient citadel and urban center of Tiwanaku (c. AD 300–1100) in Bolivia’s highland plateau is a notable archaeological site that has been deployed in nation-building discourses by both Bolivia’s white minority and its indigenous majority since the inception of this small Andean republic. With the approaching bicentennial of the country’s independence from Spain, Tiwanaku has become the symbolic center from which a new generation of upwardly mobile indigenous business and political leaders...


Como la paja del páramo: Everyday Traditions on the Hacienda Guachalá, Ecuador (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Zev A Cossin.

The post-independence period (post-1830) of Ecuador and Latin America presented profound socio-political transformations, catalyzing intense debate over the meaning of citizenship and equality for marginalized indigenous populations. Many of these changes manifested on agricultural estates known as haciendas, which often became spaces of direct political actions such as uprisings led by female indigenous activists Dolores Cacuango and Tránsito Amanguaña in the Cayambe area of Ecuador. These...


Indigeneity and Diaspora: Colonialism and the Classification of Displacement (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Katherine Hayes.

The terms of indigeneity and diaspora are fixtures in scholarly discussion of colonialism, referring to different sets of relations between "homeland" and identity challenged by colonization.  The two sets of concepts might also be thought of as maintaining incommensurate statuses for American Indians and African Americans, implying radically different historical experiences.  This distinction unfortunately contributes to unhelpful disciplinary and racialized distinctions.  In this paper I...


Moving Masca: Persistent Indigenous Communities in Spanish Colonial Honduras (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Russell N Sheptak.

In 1714, Candelaria, a pueblo de indios (indigenous town) in Spanish colonial Honduras, concluded a decades-long legal fight to protect community land from encroachment. Documents in the case describe the movement of the town, originally called Masca, from a site on the Caribbean coast, where it was located in 1536, to a series of inland locations. Many other pueblos de indios in the area moved to new locations in the late 1600s or early 1700s. The mobility of these towns, their incorporation...