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Juan Gregorio Palechor The Story of My Life

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ISBN-10: 082235537X

ISBN-13: 9780822355373

Edition: 2014

Authors: Myriam Jimeno, Andy Klatt

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The Colombian activist Juan Gregorio Palechor (1923-1992) dedicated his life to championing indigenous rights in Cauca, a department in the southwest of Colombia, where he helped found the Regional Indigenous Council of Cauca. Recounting his life story in collaboration with the Colombian anthropologist Myriam Jimeno, Palechor traces his political awakening, his experiences in national politics, the disillusionment that resulted, and his turn to a more radical activism aimed at confronting ethnic discrimination and fighting for indigenous territorial and political sovereignty.Palechor's lively memoir is framed by Jimeno's reflections on autobiography as an anthropological tool and on the…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 3/14/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Alicia Hernandez Chavez is Professor at the Centro de Estudios Historicos at El Colegio de Mexico. She is the author of La nueva relacion entre legislativo y ejecutivo: La politica economica, 1982-1997 (1998), La tradicion republicana del buen gobierno (1999), and Anenecuilco: Memoria y vida de un pueblo (1993).