Index
acacia beans, 184
Accords on Indigenous Rights and
Culture, 306–7
Acuña, René, 29
aesthetics, 177–79, 188
Afro-Mexicans, 24
age: bridge generation, 63–64;
knowledge of weaving and dye-
ing processes, 182–85; political
authority, 234–43; respect, 9,
265–67, 266t; ritual roles, 259, 261–
63; status, 15; women’s views on
political participation, 301–2, 302t
agencia, 339
agricultores, 339
agriculture, 95–96, 103–10, 103–4t,
105 f; animal production, 109–11,
270–72, 271t; bracero program, 147,
149–50; colonial period, 142; gen-
dered division of labor, 107–10,
138–39, 149–50, 207–8; guelaguetza
exchanges, 108–9, 138–39; impact
of nafta, 96; land distribution,
95–96, 101–2, 126, 137–41, 334 n.2
(ch. 4), 335 n.5 (ch. 4); organization
of production, 105–6; paid labor,
138, 145, 208; post-revolutionary
period, 124–25; secondary farmers,
106
ahijadas/os, 51, 339
a la fuerza, 339
alcaldes, 339
alcaldes mayores, 29–30, 339
Alianza Ecologista de México, 316
almud, 339
Alvarez, Sonia, 282–83
Amatenango del Valle, Chiapas, 202
America. See United States
Ancient Mexico exhibit, 157–58
anipa (National Plural Indigenous
Assembly for Autonomy), 317
Appel, Jill, 112
Aranda, Josefina, 1
arte popular, 11, 158–64, 197; authen-
ticity, 160–61; Exposición de Arte
Popular, 158–59; gender aspects,
163; state promotion, 122–23, 127
artesanía, 339
artes populares indígenas, 339
artistic innovation, 177–79
Assembly of Mixe Producers
(asaprom), 305
Associación de las Mujeres Antiguas
de Teotitlán del Valle, 1
Atl, Dr., 159
atole, 339
automatic looms, 153
Autonomous Department of Indian
Affairs, 126
ayuntamiento, 236, 339
Aztec period, 141
Babb, Florence, 56
background information. See Teoti-
tlán overview
backstrap loom weaving, 128–31, 141,
160, 186, 197
Balkanization of Oaxaca, 26–29, 93,
114, 334 n.1
banfoco (Banco de Fomento de
Cooperativas), 164–65, 339
Barth, Fredrik, 19
Bartra, Eli, 159–61, 162, 178–79
Bazán López, Aurora, 31, 308–9,
308 f, 316–18, 326
Beals, Ralph, 270–71
Bell, Betty, 48
Benería, Lourdes, 55–56, 209, 333 n.2
(ch. 2)
bεngul, 339
bεnguna, 46, 339. See also women
bε:n(i) lo’getš, 33, 309, 339
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