Memory and resilience among Uitoto women: closed baskets and gentle words to invoke the pain of the Colombian Amazon

"This article aims to connect the remembrance of historical events of extreme violence against indigenous Amazon populations with the course of interdisciplinary reflection on trauma and historical memory. It centers its analysis on the narratives and experiences of a group of indigenous Uitoto...

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Autor Principal: Santamaría A.
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: Routledge 2017
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/22506
https://doi.org/10.1080/17442222.2017.1363352
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spelling ir-10336-225062020-06-03T22:15:04Z Memory and resilience among Uitoto women: closed baskets and gentle words to invoke the pain of the Colombian Amazon Santamaría A. Amazon Colombia Indigenous women Memory Resilience "This article aims to connect the remembrance of historical events of extreme violence against indigenous Amazon populations with the course of interdisciplinary reflection on trauma and historical memory. It centers its analysis on the narratives and experiences of a group of indigenous Uitoto women whose ancestors were enslaved under the rubber regime of the Casa Arana, seeking to identify their strategies for redeeming memory in a positive manner that fosters resilience instead of trauma. The following questions are addressed: How can individual and collective memories of suffering be reconstructed within a narrative that emphasizes agency, care, resistance and solidarity? How can we work with the traces of traumatic memories in a way that avoids re-victimization or ‘violation’?. © 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor and Francis Group." 2017 2020-05-25T23:56:45Z info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion 17442222 17442230 https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/22506 https://doi.org/10.1080/17442222.2017.1363352 eng info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess application/pdf Routledge instname:Universidad del Rosario reponame:Repositorio Institucional EdocUR
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language Inglés (English)
topic Amazon
Colombia
Indigenous women
Memory
Resilience
spellingShingle Amazon
Colombia
Indigenous women
Memory
Resilience
Santamaría A.
Memory and resilience among Uitoto women: closed baskets and gentle words to invoke the pain of the Colombian Amazon
description "This article aims to connect the remembrance of historical events of extreme violence against indigenous Amazon populations with the course of interdisciplinary reflection on trauma and historical memory. It centers its analysis on the narratives and experiences of a group of indigenous Uitoto women whose ancestors were enslaved under the rubber regime of the Casa Arana, seeking to identify their strategies for redeeming memory in a positive manner that fosters resilience instead of trauma. The following questions are addressed: How can individual and collective memories of suffering be reconstructed within a narrative that emphasizes agency, care, resistance and solidarity? How can we work with the traces of traumatic memories in a way that avoids re-victimization or ‘violation’?. © 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor and Francis Group."
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title Memory and resilience among Uitoto women: closed baskets and gentle words to invoke the pain of the Colombian Amazon
title_short Memory and resilience among Uitoto women: closed baskets and gentle words to invoke the pain of the Colombian Amazon
title_full Memory and resilience among Uitoto women: closed baskets and gentle words to invoke the pain of the Colombian Amazon
title_fullStr Memory and resilience among Uitoto women: closed baskets and gentle words to invoke the pain of the Colombian Amazon
title_full_unstemmed Memory and resilience among Uitoto women: closed baskets and gentle words to invoke the pain of the Colombian Amazon
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