INDEX
Acanda González, Jorge Luis, 101
Afro-Cuban religious communities, 20,
22–26, 29–30, 32
anthropological research on, 18–19
in Atarés, 85–90
black Cubans and, 56, 156
Catholic religious leaders and, 154–
55, 158–59
civil society and, 157
Conjunto Folklórico Nacional and, 47
cultural transformation and, 56–59
economic opportunities and, 54, 57–
59, 73, 85–86, 92–100, 183
Espiritismo spiritual tradition in, 173–
74
folkloric performances and, 34–40,
94, 95
interreligious dialogue and, 147–49,
153–55
neighborhood initiatives and, 16–17,
67–68, 70, 73, 86–90, 95, 157, 182–
83
ngos and, 182
O≈ce of the Historian of Havana and,
92–100
political action of, 156–57
popular interests represented by, 133
sacred knowledge and, 64
state interference and, 154
tourism and, 19, 24, 33–40, 47–48,
56–58, 65, 73, 85–86, 92–100, 183
Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre and,
149–50, 153
Yoruba, 56–57
See also Santería
Aldana, Carlos, 154
Alén, Olavo, 17
Alfonso, Felicia, 95, 97–99, 101
Alfonso, Miki (priest of Ifá), 1–2, 22, 31–
33, 53, 60–66, 69, 95, 98, 183
Alfonso, Pablo, 147
Armony, Ariel, 7–8, 106, 108, 118
Asociación Cultural Yoruba de Cuba, 26,
32, 38, 42–47, 59, 65, 154–55, 183
Association for Participation and De-
velopment, 128–32
Atarés
Afro-Cuban religious community in,
85–90
Anthropology Center of, 85–86, 88
Australia-Cuba Friendship Society
visit to, 113–14
economic opportunities and, 85–86
informal economy in, 80–85
Munanso Tutuka Ensasi Cultural Cen-
ter of, 86–90, 99–100
social problems survey in, 81
talleres in, 79–80
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