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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 123–147.
Published: 01 March 2016
... a stunning act of resistance, convincing all of the slaves on her plantation to commit suicide by poison. And like Thisbe, Marie Ursule is mutilated, tortured, and burned to death in retribution. However, her legacy lives on in her daughter Bola, who escapes from the plantation prior to Marie Ursule's...
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Meridians (2024) 23 (1): 14–28.
Published: 01 April 2024
... on the grounds of the territory. A bola consists of a cord tethered to rock weights; initially a weapon to entangle the legs of prey, it was a popular tool across Indigenous South America. When the winkas arrived to Bariloche, boleadoras became a form of protection and defense. Fue la última...