Elisa Bignante

University of Torino
Torino, Italy

Being Amerindian Today

Livelihoods, Technology, and Dynamic Indigenous Knowledges

October 2, 2017

New publication in the Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers.

This photo essay explores the diffusion of technologies and new commodities within the Indigenous communities living in the Amazon forest of Guyana, South America: the Makushi people who inhabit the northern area of the Rupununi river region, and the Wapishana people who live in the southern area.

It is published in the 2017 Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, sponsored by the Assocation of Pacific Coast Geographers, and can also be found on Project Muse.





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