Abu Ghraib, 60– 61
Accessible Citizenship (Minich), 152
advertisement industry, absence of Do-
minicans in, 3
Afghanistan, US occupation of, 91
African Americans: Haiti as inspiration
to, 78, 107– 9, 163, 234n48; rejection
of masculinity in, 74– 77; slavery and
history of, 7– 8; terrorist acts against,
210– 13
Afro- religious traditions: anti- Haitian
portrayals of, 44– 45, 56– 57; black Do-
minican identity and, 164– 69; despojo
(cleansing ceremony), 117– 18, 161– 62,
239n64; Dominicanyork and, 194;
fukú (Afro- Dominican curse), 83– 84;
in Haiti, 93– 94; historical silence and,
4– 5; Liborismo movement and, 65– 72,
230n143; Massacre of 1937 in, 117– 26;
Mateo as symbol of, 67– 72; montarse
(possession) in, 82– 92; US marginal-
ization of, 60– 64; women’s roles in,
222n16
Alcántara, Dominga, 58– 64, 66
Alexander, M. Jaqui, 4– 5, 81– 82, 157
Alexis, Jacques Stéphen, 17, 118– 23, 236n75
Alexis, Stéphen, 118– 19
Althusser, Louis, 213n18
Álvarez, Julia, 17, 84, 125, 200, 215n14
American Empire, exclusion of Domini-
can Republic in history of, 2– 3
Andújar, Águeda, 50– 53, 215n8
Andújar, Ana Francisca, 53
Andújar, Andrés, 24– 25, 45, 53– 54
Andújar, Marcela, 53
Andújar Murders of 1822, testimony and
historical accounts of, 12, 14, 16, 24– 27,
45– 57
Annexation of Texas, 3
anti- Haitianism: Bosch’s condemnation
of, 102– 9; Dominican Republic inde-
pendence and, 15, 17, 28– 37; in US film,
44– 45; Galindo Virgins narrative and,
25– 27, 41– 49; as global force, 210– 13;
global war on blackness and, 203– 13;
Haitian intruder figure in Dominican
literature and, 49– 57; Hispanophile
ideology and, 81– 82, 109– 17; history
of, 6– 10, 15, 17; in Línea fronteriza
video installation, 146– 54; linguistic
difference and, 149– 54; in literature,
15, 44– 49; Literature of Compassion
as response to, 102– 9; Massacre of 1937
and, 94– 96; in political and cultural
imaginary, 78– 82; in post- Trujillo era,
101– 9; rayano consciousness and, 131–
34; Rueda’s poetry and, 139– 46; silenc-
ing of archive concerning, 109– 17
Anzaldúa, Gloria, 4– 6, 140, 170, 173, 200,
207
Archive of Dominicanidad, 10; contra-
dictions in, 12– 15; dominicano ausente
poetics and, 174– 202; Dominican
Republic independence and, 30– 37;
Galindo Virgins narrative and, 25– 27,
47– 49; Indian affirmation in, 39;
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