Advanced

The loss of a spirit: Metaphor and practice in Aymara decolonization

Burman, Anders LU (2009) In Indigeneity: Culture and Representation
Abstract
This paper explores the bearing had by Aymara notions of spirit loss on contemporary indigenous discourses of colonialism and decolonization and discusses the dynamics of cross-fertilization between “traditional” curing practices and cosmology on the one hand and indigenous ethnopolitical activism and discourse on the other.
Please use this url to cite or link to this publication:
author
publishing date
type
Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding
publication status
published
subject
keywords
Indigenous activism, colonialism, decolonization, spirit loss, curing practices, cosmology, Aymara, Bolivia, the Andes
in
Indigeneity: Culture and Representation
editor
Devy, G. N.; Davis, Geoffrey V. and Chakravarty, Kalyan Kumar
publisher
Orient Blackswan
ISBN
9788125036647
8125036644
language
English
LU publication?
no
id
5251f60f-b6fd-40ed-a6ef-0ed3ad5aadce (old id 2430795)
date added to LUP
2012-04-16 16:26:38
date last changed
2016-06-29 09:05:16
@misc{5251f60f-b6fd-40ed-a6ef-0ed3ad5aadce,
  abstract     = {This paper explores the bearing had by Aymara notions of spirit loss on contemporary indigenous discourses of colonialism and decolonization and discusses the dynamics of cross-fertilization between “traditional” curing practices and cosmology on the one hand and indigenous ethnopolitical activism and discourse on the other.},
  author       = {Burman, Anders},
  editor       = {Devy, G. N. and Davis, Geoffrey V. and Chakravarty, Kalyan Kumar},
  isbn         = {9788125036647},
  keyword      = {Indigenous activism,colonialism,decolonization,spirit loss,curing practices,cosmology,Aymara,Bolivia,the Andes},
  language     = {eng},
  publisher    = {ARRAY(0xb9b41c8)},
  series       = {Indigeneity: Culture and Representation},
  title        = {The loss of a spirit: Metaphor and practice in Aymara decolonization},
  year         = {2009},
}