Traditional, transnational, and cosmopolitan: The Colombian Yanacona look to the past and to the future

@inproceedings{Jackson2009TraditionalTA,
  title={Traditional, transnational, and cosmopolitan: The Colombian Yanacona look to the past and to the future},
  author={J. Edward Jackson and Marcia Clemencia Ramirez},
  year={2009}
}
In this article, we analyze a crisis that resulted when a vehicular road was illegally cut through a corner of southern Colombia’s San Agustı́n Archaeological Park, a UNESCO-designated World Heritage site, by a nearby reindigenizing Yanacona community and its neighboring campesino allies. In numerous meetings addressing the crisis, Yanacona leaders, performing on a transnational and cosmopolitan stage, have asserted and justified their position by creatively combining local and “authentic… CONTINUE READING
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