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The loss of a spirit: Metaphor and practice in Aymara decolonization

Redaktör:
  • G. N. Devy
  • Geoffrey V. Davis
  • Kalyan Kumar Chakravarty
Publiceringsår: 2009
Språk: Engelska
Publikation/Tidskrift/Serie: Indigeneity: Culture and Representation
Dokumenttyp: Konferensbidrag
Förlag: Orient Blackswan

Sammanfattning

This paper explores the bearing had by Aymara notions of spirit loss on contemporary indigenous discourses of colonialism and decolonization and discusses the dynamics of cross-fertilization between “traditional” curing practices and cosmology on the one hand and indigenous ethnopolitical activism and discourse on the other.

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Nyckelord

  • Social Sciences
  • Indigenous activism
  • colonialism
  • decolonization
  • spirit loss
  • curing practices
  • cosmology
  • Aymara
  • Bolivia
  • the Andes

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  • ISBN: 9788125036647
  • ISBN: 8125036644

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