Category Archives: Indigenous culture

Poesía mapuche: los versos de una cultura eterna

Leer, analizar e internalizar la poesía mapuche en el actual contexto social, y junto a ello vislumbrar las razones existentes para escribir literatura de este estilo, son aspectos necesarios para entender a una sociedad que aplaude al conquistador y menosprecia … Continue reading

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Time and Memory in Indigenous Amazonia: Anthropological Perspectives

These groundbreaking essays by internationally renowned anthropologists advance a simple argument–that native Amazonian societies are highly dynamic. Change and transformation define the indigenous history of the Amazon from before European conquest to the present. Based on recent ethnographic fieldwork and … Continue reading

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Knitting meaning – Understanding a Cultural Practice of Indigenous Communities

The main objective of this study is to understand the origin, history, and meaning that lie behind the practice of knitting mochilas, which is a daily activity of women, both young and old in the Arhuaca community. This study has … Continue reading

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