From Meticulous Oblivion to Unexpected Return


in Race, Colonialism, and Social Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780813032641
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813038230 | DOI:
From Meticulous Oblivion to Unexpected Return

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This chapter examines the burgeoning attempt to recover Amerindianness by several indigenous and indigenous-oriented organizations in Uruguay during the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries. It analyzes the confrontation of the mobile Mbya-Guarani with the geographical national boundaries of Uruguay, Argentina, and Brazil. The chapter also highlights the Mbya-Guarani's perennial search for a so-called “Land without Evil.”

Keywords: Amerindianess; Uruguay; Mbya-Guarani; indigenous people; Argentina; Brazil

Chapter.  9691 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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