The Limits of Indigenismo in Ecuador

@article{Becker2012TheLO,
  title={The Limits of Indigenismo in Ecuador},
  author={Marc Becker},
  journal={Latin American Perspectives},
  year={2012},
  volume={39},
  pages={45 - 62}
}
  • M. Becker
  • Published 29 May 2012
  • Political Science
  • Latin American Perspectives
Although Ecuador is home to a large number of indigenous peoples, the country failed to produce the number of internationally recognized indigenista intellectuals or governmental policies that emerged in Mexico or Peru, countries with similar demographic profiles. Despite being one of the first countries to endorse proposals that emerged out of the Instituto Indigenista Interamericano (Inter-American Indian Institute) formed at Pátzcuaro, Mexico, in 1940, indigenista institutions were unable to… 
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