TITLE

La noción de “indígena” en las prácticas estatales locales. El caso de tres comunas de la Araucanía, Chile

AUTHOR(S)
Maza Cabrera, Francisca de la
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Cuadernos de Antropología Social;2012, Issue 36, p91
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents an ethnography regarding the notion of the "indigenous" in the Statepractices in three townships in the Araucania region. Since 1993, the Chilean governmenthas implemented several actions, including social and development programs, based on the"politics of difference" or "recognition", according with the Indigenous Law, 19.253. Thishas been incorporated in different expressions of recognition in several everyday social andlocal practices and interactions, among local state agents, indigenous and non-indigenouscitizens. Some of them have been institutionalized, such as the celebration of Wetripantu("Mapuche's New Year"), while others emerge in the everyday interactions between stateand citizens living in the township. This article seeks to unravel these practices in the annualroutine, its goal is to contribute to the understanding of how the indigenous-oriented statepolitics at a national level impact the social interactions at the local level.
ACCESSION #
96683650

 

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