index
abstract space, 30, 32
acadesan (Asociación Campesina del
Río San Juan), 139–40, 176, 201, 221n3,
237n3
açaí (berry fruit), 144, 253
acia (Asociación Campesina Integral
del Río Atrato), 2, 237n3
activism, 2, 15, 40–41, 191, 226n6
aerial fumigation, 168–71, 217, 243n11,
243–45n12, 249n12
Afro- Colombians: activists, 83, 113, 122,
133, 149, 153, 184, 210–11, 216, 222n4,
241n2; collective memory among, 60,
65, 110, 138–39, 175–77, 247n4; Con-
stitution of 1991 and, 2–3, 136, 221n2;
demographic data on, 97, 233n5; dis-
placement of, 19–20, 24, 113, 169–70,
206–17, 248n7; ecological philosophy
among, 48–49; ethnic- territorial
rights of, 3–4, 20, 139; evil eye and,
57–58; intellectuals, 2, 48, 102, 227n3;
invisibility of, 74, 104; Law 70 and,
162, 213; mobilization of, 3, 19–20, 71,
194; music of, 89–90; oral tradition
among, 36–37, 47–48, 59–60, 65, 71,
75–76, 107; religion of, 89, 228n4;
re sis tance of, 32, 75, 100–110, 139;
rural settlement patterns of, 23, 97,
112–19, 122, 127, 139–40, 177, 235n19;
state policy regarding, 160–63. See also
interethnic relations; migration
afrodes (Asociación de Afrocolom-
bianos Desplazados), 19–20, 210–11,
248n7. See also forced displacement
Afro- descendants, 38; Constitution
of 1991 and, 1–3, 135–37, 161–63;
identity politics of, 9, 73–74; re sis-
tance by, 101; slavery and, 113, 234n7;
Spanish language and, 75. See also
Afro- Colombians
Agapito. See Don Agapito
Agnew, John, 16, 22, 26–27, 34, 182, 203,
224nn7–8, 247n28
agricultural cooperatives, 152–53, 190,
193, 239n19
agricultural production: as collective prac-
tice, 118, 120; of freemen (libres), 113;
in Guapi, 60–63; oil palm and, 212–16;
promoted by the state, 63, 178, 190,
238n9; along river basins, 122–23, 189
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