Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Indigenous Voice

In watching the film The Mission and reading this week’s assignment in The Return of the Native, I was struck by the disregard for the voices of the indigenous peoples even by those who claimed to have their best interests … Continue reading

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Use of Indigenous Culture by Creoles

After creole revolutionaries gained independence from Spain, indigenous people were no more included in the government of their homeland than they had been under the Spanish. Yet in stirring up revolt, creole leaders used indigenous symbols to evoke the glory … Continue reading

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