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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 134–146.
Published: 01 November 2021
... an alternative—ancestral—terrain within the interior geographies of Indigenous Blackness. By framing ethnographic vignettes of Garifuna ancestral memory throughout the diaspora as an embodied archive of knowledge production, this essay demonstrates how Brathwaite’s mapping of an intellectual genealogy creates...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 241–249.
Published: 01 March 2017
... is the potent idea of indigenous Caribbean nationalist versions of sexualities and gender explorations that stand in marked distinction to American and European versions, ones that reject discourses of individual triumphalism in favor of community. King finds this approach to be prevalent even in the instances...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 45–61.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Amanda T. Perry This essay analyzes the long genealogy of Haitian indigenism as an alternative discourse to diaspora in discussing Caribbean identity. It focuses on two moments when indigenous rhetoric becomes prominent: the 1920s cultural movement against the US occupation and the war...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 108–122.
Published: 01 July 2013
... peoples have indigenized in the Caribbean and replaced the region's first aboriginal peoples. In particular, Guyana's debates over the Amerindian Act illustrate the profoundly colonial implications of adopting “indigenization” as actual state practice. I thank David Austin, Heidi Bohaker...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 18–33.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Shanya Cordis Building on black and indigenous feminist scholarship, this essay examines the mutually constitutive processes of racial gendered violence and colonial dispossession undergirding Guyanese statecraft. Through an analysis of the colonial construction of the racial-sexual bodies...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 182–189.
Published: 01 July 2021
... elaboration of two of Wynter’s conceptualizations: indigenization as an alternative to creolization and abduction as a kind of theorizing out from Caribbean reasonings. In the “Thanks” section following Augustown , Kei Miller relates that the novel “has been powered by the words of two poets who deserve...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 127–133.
Published: 01 November 2021
... Harris’s shamanic espousal of Indigenous and ancestral presences in the Caribbean imaginary. I first read Kamau Brathwaite’s pathfinding essay “Caribbean Man in Space and Time” (reprinted in this issue of Small Axe ) during my final year at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus, when I audited...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 1–23.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., presumably Taino chieftain Anacaona, on the pedestal base, writing words of praise to the admiral, who stood atop the monument. This essay explores how Anacaona’s racialized and gendered body symbolically validated a public nationalist discourse, while arguably erasing the roles that Blacks and Indigenous...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 100–112.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Ginetta E. B. Candelario This essay considers how the myth of la ciguapa —an “indigenous,” usually female creature with backward pointing feet—both suggests a metaphor for the contradictory coherence of Hispanic Caribbean history and society and becomes a method for contestatory movements...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 151–164.
Published: 01 October 2008
...LeGrace Benson With his painting and sculpture, Duval Carrié creates mise-en-scène in which viewers become vicarious participants in four acts of the transatlantic drama of violation of sovereignties and identities: act 1, the destruction of the Caribbean environment and its indigenous people; act...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 75–85.
Published: 01 July 2012
... publication of Baugh's article and its republication, the questions of historical invisibility have entered newly disputed territories that demand attention to how gender, indigeneity, spirituality, and sexuality shape ideas of historical and literary legitimacy, in addition to those foundational questions...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 111–123.
Published: 01 November 2017
... mouthpiece; and the politics of Alexander Bustamante. The essay contends that Creole Nationalism rooted itself in notions of indigeneity and the elevation of hybridity as the basis of the state's claims to legitimacy; legitimized a racial hierarchy that centered brownness; and provided a way to think self...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 37–46.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the manuscript clarify Wynter's reflections on the process of indigenization and black cultural nationalism, it is her most sustained discussion of the politics of black culture in America. It constitutes a highly significant contribution to the black radical tradition and one of the most compelling...
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Small Axe (2001) 5 (2): 21–40.
Published: 01 September 2001
... in the history of colonialism in British Guiana is remark- able. For the British Empire, the year 1953 was a disaster. During that year, a radi- cal, class-based nationalist movement led by a group of indigenous professionals and Ta Jewish-American Marxist woman was swept to power in the colony. 5 e...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 79–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and plantation systems also required that the enslaved be indispensible to wider global interhuman exchanges and initiations and inventions—including, of course, African traces and black rebellions and subversive cultural texts. Indigenization, then, is not bound up in spatial claims (which are always, within...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 122–132.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., which center (1) a revaluation of ancestral black and indigenous knowledges and epistemologies and (2) a trans/queer/femme/feminist transformation of relational modes and social norms for collaborative endeavors (such as farms, or other collectives) based on a situational analysis of the intersection...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 194–196.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Scholar (2015), and his work has appeared in Callaloo, Palimpsest, and Afro-Hispanic Review. SHANYA CORDIS, who is black/Warau and Lokono, is an assistant professor of sociocultural anthropology at Spelman College. She works at the intersections of indigenous and black stud- ies, examining black...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 44–52.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., and his attachments to Haiti and France, all of which combine in his vision of Antillean unity. I will address these issues here through a critical reading of two texts by Betances that deserve more scholarly attention: Les deux Indiens , an 1857 anticolonial romance of male and indigenous affiliation...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 129–145.
Published: 01 March 2016
... simply on two of its central themes—Wynter's theories of cultural transformation in the Americas and her related perspective on the process of indigenization, through which people of African descent became native to their new lands. Yet what gives this text its enduring power is the idea that black...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2003
... spectacles” of black womanhood as its antidote. If black working class women have heretofore defi ned black womanhood, then now, in the postcolonial era of globalization and “positive” indigenous symbols, the old need to identify diff erent classes of black women is indistinguishable from the modern need...