The challenge of the “indigenous movement” in Latin America

  title={The challenge of the “indigenous movement” in Latin America},
  author={A. Quijano},
  journal={Socialism and Democracy},
  pages={55 - 78}
  • A. Quijano
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • Socialism and Democracy
There has been no shortage of writing produced within and beyond Latin America on the so-called “indigenous movement,” particularly after the January 1994 insurgency in Chiapas and, especially, after the more recent events in Bolivia and Ecuador. This probably reflects, above all, an anxious recognition of the immediate political impact of the “indigenous” people’s actions and of the conflicts which such actions unleash – and threaten to unleash – in the rest of the population, putting at risk… Expand
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On Peru, a number of documents are available; see esp
  • Propuesta Concertada para Incorporar los Derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas y Comunidades en la Constitución Política del Perú , presented by Miguel Palacin (CONACAMI), Antonio Iviche Quisque (AIDESEP)
  • 2002
Ecuador, cuando los Equilibrios Crujen
  • Anuario Social y Politico de America Latina
  • 2000
Not long ago in Peru, an Aymara leader harshly challenged a journalist who insisted on calling him indigenous
    See references in my "Contemporary Peasant Movements