Weaving the Past: A History of Latin America's Indigenous Women from the Prehispanic Period to the Present

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INDEX
abduction, of brides
in lowland cultures, 134, 149–150
Nahua, 96–97, 208n.22
abortion, 80, 211n.68
abstinence, as birth control, 135
abuse, spousal. See domestic violence
Abya Yala, Continental Encuentros of Indigenous Women of the First Nations of, 173
acculturation, 3–4, 99
during Conquest era, 58, 197n.11
religious (see missionaries)
activism. See also specific type
current forms of, 170, 173, 177
defensive nature of, 121–122, 169–170, 215n.110
international level, 171–173, 175
by Mayas
contemporary, 170, 174–175, 236n.2
institutionalized, 122–124, 179, 216n.114, 216n. 116, 2l6n.1l8
modern, 100, 116, 120–123, 125, 215n.110, 216n.114, 216n. 116, 216n.118
religious, 124–125, 217n.128
social, 102–121, 123–124, 217n.124
media's role, 10, 127, 170, 218n.2, 236n.2
modern Nahuas, 100–103
national level, 171–173, 176
organizations of, 179–180
regional level, 170–171
adultery
in Andean culture, 50–51, 195n.98
in modern cultures, 99, 111, 211n.68
advocacy groups, 101
Afro-indigenous peoples, 8, 158, 186n.15, 232n.88
afterlife, beliefs about, 13–14, 23
agency. See also activism
during colonial era, 53–54, 84, 195n.1, 204n.116
forms of, 6, 170, 177
globalization impact on, 91–92, 169, 199
labor metaphors for, 6, 91
of modern Nahuas, 91, 99
Agency for International Development (USAID), 231n.85
agendas, contemporary
for development
rural, 131–132, 140, 171, 223n.35, 231n.85, 232n.87
technological, 102, 124
of indigenous women, 157, 169–177
nation-building, 91, 157
agriculture
in Andean culture, 48–50
contemporary, 129–130, 132, 140
during colonial era, 65–66, 70, 72
gender hierarchy in, 12–14, 35, 91 by lowland cultures, 145–146
maize-dominant, 25, 29, 35, 40, 48, 50, 63, 91
by Mayas, 112–115, 125, 212n.74, 213n.78
by Nahuas, 92, 94–95, 102, 207n.9
in prehispanic Mesoamerica, 25, 29, 35, 40
by Zapotecs, 107
Aguaruna women, 153
AIDS, in Central America, 162, 234n.105, 236n.123
alcohol consumption
by Andeans, 133–134
by Central Americans, 234n.103
domestic violence related to, 111, 119, 133, 227n.63
as increasing, 9, 120, 122
resistance toward, 100–101, 125
allies, against domestic violence, 76–77, 202n.82
Amazonian peoples, 148, 172. See also lowland cultures
AMMOR, 171, 179

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