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Synonyms for mestizo

a person of mixed racial ancestry (especially mixed European and Native American ancestry)

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Chapter 3 discusses Ayacuchano huayno specifically and addresses the ways in which the genre was consciously inscribed with a distinctly regional elite social status cultivated by a growing, upwardly-mobile highland mestizo middle-class listening audience through the work of the Ayacuchano Cultural Center during the early twentieth century.
Another tendency has been an increasing number of once self-confirmed mestizos who are now questioning a state-created definition of mestizo identity and who are looking to reclaim concrete elements of indigenous heritages.
Cultural diversity characterises the project area where about 34 per cent of people are Afro-Ecuadorians, 7 per cent are indigenous peoples and the rest belonging to other groups, mostly mestizos who have moved into the area as settlers.
In "The Mestizo Refuses to Confess" (chapter one), Henry Parada uses the art of Vincent and Feria as metaphor to examine masculinity from the standpoint of a refugee-immigrant being stereotyped "machismo" in Toronto.
After all, the MAS and Pachakutik were able to obtain significant numbers of white and mestizo votes.
Aaron is the Chef/Partner of Mestizo Leawood and the culinary visionary behind Crossroads at House of Blues nationwide.
7) Vasconcelos intends to replicate this notion and apply it to mestizaje ideology by acculturating indigenous people to mestizo cultural norms through education.
Stephan Beyer — scholar, adventurer, and expert on healing plants— is the author of Singing to the Plants: A Guide to Mestizo Shamanism in the Upper Amazon.
Seen from this perspective it is perhaps surprising that a moreno identity still exists and was not subsumed into the larger mestizo identity.
THE STORY: In this kaleidoscopic portrait of Mexican life in the 1940s and 1950s--from the Spanish, indigenous, and mestizo cultures to the rich and the poor, the workers, the aristocrats, and the intellectuals--Mexico's history represents a compilation of its different characters' pasts and futures.
This divergence must be highlighted because urban researchers, who have developed under mestizo western culture, judge the situation of the Indigenous women from their own mestizo subjectivity.
In addition, 120 fecal samples from Afro-Ecuadorian and mestizo persons were examined.
Thus, Mariategui's conception of the Indian as the representative of the Andean spirit in contraposition to artificial capitalism was based in part on Cesar Vallejo, an important Peruvian poet who himself was mestizo and who idealized Andean peasants.
From two different studies (the National Agricultural Workers Survey-NAWS-and the Indigenous Community Survey-ICS), we show that indigenous women go to the doctor less than mestizo (or non-indigenous) Mexican women.
In the particular case of Mexico these literary marriages often re-found the origin of the country's mestizo national subject within the context of the bourgeois family unit, a reimagining of Mexican origins that stands in direct opposition to that posited by Octavio Paz in his El laberinto de la soledad (72-97) and comfortably accommodates Jose Vasconcelos's vision of the mestizo Mexican national subject as the raza cosmica.