Index
Guarani terms and phrases appear in italics.
Italicized page references refer to
illustrations.
Abapó (Bolivia), 211
Achacachi (Bolivia), 247
adn (Nationalist Democratic Action),
166, 186, 209, 232, 295n.14
Aireyu, Aurelio (Elsa’s father), 78–81,
290n.10
Aireyu, Elsa (Guarani scribe), 12–13, 26,
69, 77–85, 90, 103, 105, 196, 262,
290nn.9–10, 290n.13
Aireyu, Rogelio (Elsa’s brother), 290n.10
Aireyu, Santos (Elsa’s grandfather),
290n.10
Albó, Xavier, 59, 155, 157, 159, 265,
288n.16
Alliance for Progress, 54
alterity: epistemic-linguistic, 5, 7, 20, 219–
20, 229; indigenous, 44, 87, 227
Anaya, Amalia, 27; criticism of, 178–79,
184–85; etare and, 166, 168, 178,
180–81; family background of, 179,
182–83; on Hoz de Vila, 209; in mir,
179–80; support of bilingual educa-
tion, 143, 181–82; as vice-minister
and minister of education, 178, 181,
261
Anaya, Rafael, 182–83
Anaya, Ricardo, 182–83
-angareko (reciprocity/hospitality/gener-
osity), 87
anthropology: fieldwork, 11–12, 28–29,
130; relevance of, 11–12, 77, 195. See
also ethnography
Apaza, Julián. See Katari, Tupak
apcob (Aid for the Peasant-Indian of the
Bolivian East), 155–56
apg (Assembly of the Guarani People):
assemblies by, 111; autonomy of, vs.
ngo dependence, 282, 290n.13;
bilingual schools/communities defined
by, 92; in Camiri, 13, 61; cidob and,
65; eib embraced by, 11, 13; growth of,
196, 262; history of, 6, 10, 12, 38; the
hunger strike and, 232, 237, 238, 239,
244; the Indigenous and Originary
Pact and, 264–65; inspoc and, 262;
KuruyukI commemorations and, 227;
leadership of, 11–13, 45, 78, 110–11,
289n.3, 290n.10
arakuaa (Guarani knowledge), 226; com-
piling/systematizing, 94, 105–6, 113–
14; masters of, 201–2, 263, 301; mean-
ing of, 89, 291n.16, 301; school knowl-
edge and, 87–89, 140, 219, 301; as
socially embedded, 128–29; social
power and, 104; vs. state authority,
199; yemboe and, 88–89, 140, 219,
301. See also knowledge; yemboe
Arakuaarenda (Charagua, Bolivia), 156
arete, 66, 70, 200
Aretxaga, Begoña, 242
Argentina, 41–42
Arispe, Valentin, 262
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