Indigenous Survival among the Bari and Arhuaco: Strategies and Perspectives
Robert Lizarralde, Stephen Beckermann and Peter Elsass
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Latin America, América Latina
This document is a collection of articles and material comparing the problems and issues facing the Barí and Arhuaco nations of Venezuela and Columbia. Loss of lands from invading companies and colonists is contrasted with threats to their culture from missionaries. The document not only charts the differences in resistance strategies used by the Arhuacos and Barí but also the different perspectives of those who describe them.