groups call this land home, including the Makushi, Wapishana, Waiwai, and Patamona peoples.
In the light of this discussion, which addresses Marc Brightman, Carlos Fausto and Vanessa Grotti's recent anthology on Amerindian
forms of ownership, Pedro de Niemeyer Cesarino's study among the Marubo, and Eduardo Viveiros de Castro's observations about poeisis (production) and praxis (action) in Indigenous Amazonia, my goal is to facilitate and refine the conversation between literary theory and Amerindian
The Government of Guyana has set the policy objective of addressing all Land Titling issues by 2015, for Amerindian
villages where two thirds of the adult population request this to be done based on the principles of free, prior and informed consent.
Given the depth of current scholarship on theories about the Gift, bartering, and commodity transactions, it is difficult to accept the claim, for example, that "in the Amerindian
societies of the Guianas .
If the author was an Iberian friar, the text was usually approved as legitimate--despite the fact that Amerindians
had an important role in the translation of all the theological material and that in some cases friars left the work to Amerindian
In Guyana, the arapaima is legally protected against hunting and harvesting by the government, the local Rewa Amerindian
tribe and operators.
Based on more than a decade of research in Palikur lands known as Arukwa in the state of Amapa, Brazil, Knowing the Day, Knowing the World reconsiders the dialogue between formal scholarship and Amerindian
ways of knowing.
George Berkeley hatched a plan to build a theological school for formally training Amerindian
evangelists in the 1720s that never came to fruition, even after the idea resurfaced two decades later in the Barbados Codrington College effort designed to train slave preachers.
The rest of this paper outlines how the PPP uses both State funds and Norwegian aid money to secure support in Amerindian
Beginning with their rise to preeminence, Gwynne describes how in the early eighteenth century they invaded from the north to displace or destroy competing Amerindian
peoples while stymieing the expansion of the Spanish Empire.
Persaud said that since the mining operation was being done on privately owned Amerindian
lands in the village, the GGMC had no direct responsibility in terms of dictating the types of operation, nor was it in a position to grant permission to mine.
Elements in the Poetry of Ernesto Cardenal: Mythic Foundations of the Colloquial Narrative.