Indigenous Women’s Organizations and the Political Discourses of Indigenous Rights and Gender Equity in Peru. Patricia Oliart

 

Aqui un interesante estudio historico de Patricia  Olitart sobre las organizaciones indigenas de mujeres y el rol de las oeneges, las  agencias inetrnacionales y los gobiernos del Peru. Muestra que las agendas indigenas son densos y dinamicos espacios de negociacion que rebazan toda fijacion esencialista.

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The ‘Peruvian anomaly’ regarding the lack of an active indigenous political movement in Peru, if compared with Ecuador or Bolivia, has been widely discussed. The analyses by Peruvian anthropologists Marisol de la Cadena (2000) and Carlos Ivan Degregori (2002) are particularly useful. They show how Peruvian highland indigenous communities and their organizations have pursued important political agendas – namely, to defend their ways of living, and protect their rights to land – by engaging in a struggle to affirm their rights as Peruvian citizens, and not as ‘cultural others…(seguir leyendo via Academia edu)