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Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027560-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2756-0
... Chapter 3 revisits the origins and development of Warisata—a uniquely collaborative, intercultural, and community-based school that sprang out of the larger Aymara grassroots literacy project of the 1920s. Warisata broke new ground and flourished as the nation's most innovative intercultural...
Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027560-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2756-0
... Chapter 4 chronicles Warisata's crisis of legitimacy and destruction under Bolivia's new Conservative military regime between 1939 and 1944. It reconsiders the paradox of Warisata's fate—the Bolivian state's assault on the ayllu-school at the peak of its international fame around 1940. Why...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-079
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... One of the most innovative popular-education projects in Latin America in the 1930s was the ayllu -school of Warisata, located near Lake Titicaca in the foothills of the eastern cordillera of the Andes. A creole educator with socialist leanings, Elizardo Pérez, teamed up with a respected Aymara...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-134
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... to stage protests in response. During a military operation to clear road blockades in the historic town of Warisata, on the altiplano of La Paz, an errant bullet took the life of an eight-year-old girl, Marlene Nancy Rojas Ramos, on 20 September. The repression in Warisata generated popular fury...
Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027560-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2756-0
... in the late 1980s and 1990s; and in the public redemption of Warisata as a multivalent symbol of Indigenous education, cultural identity, and self-determination in Bolivia's long internal war against racial oppression. Aymara ethnic politics student movements educational policy Warisata ...
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By Brooke Larson
Published: 08 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2756-0
... reactionary conservatives Warisata race-thinking pedagogy of assimilation mestizaje ...
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By Brooke Larson
Published: 08 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2756-0
... Aymara ethnic politics student movements educational policy Warisata ...
Book Chapter

By Brooke Larson
Published: 08 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2756-0
... Warisata Elizardo PÉrez Aymara peasants parlamento de amautas núcleo escolar ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... with this open letter to the Bolivian proletariat. One of the most innovative popular-education projects in Latin America in the 1930s was the ayllu -school of Warisata, located near Lake Titicaca in the foothills of the eastern cordillera of the Andes. A creole educator with socialist leanings, Elizardo...
Book Chapter

By Brooke Larson
Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027560-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2756-0
..., and landlords. A chapter overview traces the book's narrative through battles over Indigenous schooling to the rise of Warisata, the political siege of Indigenal education by the oligarchic state, the escalation of rural unrest and peasant forms of popular education, the imperial intervention of American...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... recently discovered and valuable reserves and to transport it through Chile, Bolivia’s historic adversary, to consumers in California. A broad range of social movements began to stage protests in response. During a military operation to clear road blockades in the historic town of Warisata...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-065
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of the hardened hands of about one hundred thousand peasants and indigenous people who had arrived from all over the country for the historic occasion. (The 2nd of August had been declared the “Day of the Indian” in 1937, in honor of the foundation of the Warisata ayllu- school in 1931, and also coincided...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... declared the “Day of the Indian” in 1937, in honor of the foundation of the Warisata ayllu- school in 1931, and also coincided with the anniversary of the death of the independence soldier and Quechua poet Juan Wallparimachi in 1815.) This measure, together with others for universal suffrage and public...