• Corpus ID: 141610274

Afro-Ecuadorian Educational Movement: Racial Oppression, Its Origins and Oral Tradition

  title={Afro-Ecuadorian Educational Movement: Racial Oppression, Its Origins and Oral Tradition},
  author={Ethan Johnson},
  journal={The Journal of Pan-African Studies},
  • Ethan Johnson
  • Published 1 October 2014
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Pan-African Studies
Introduction The meaning of race is changing in Ecuador. In 1998, due largely to the struggles of Indigenous and Afro-Ecuadorian groups, Ecuador for the first time acknowledged itself as a multi-racial and cultural nation through a constitutional referendum. Through this new constitution Afro-Ecuadorians and Indigenous groups also gained fifteen collective rights; three of which made reference to educational practices and processes. (1) In 2009 through another constitutional referendum, the… 


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