As we will hear in the selected interviews below, all three Aztec dancers were raised as mestizos
who in their adolescence or young-adult years were drawn to the powerful practice and narrative of the movement.
As a general term referencing various regional variants of music and dance originating in the Peruvian highlands and now heard throughout Peru, huayno demarcates a long-standing division in the national ethnic imaginary between the predominantly indigenous and mestizo
(of mixed indigenous and European ancestry) highlands and the criollo (American of European descent) coastal region.
The project s main goal is to contribute towards the Government of Ecuador s efforts to reduce poverty among Afro-Ecuadorian, indigenous and mestizo
settlers and dwellers living in the area of influence of the Ibarra-San Lorenzo highway within Ecuador s northern region.
This ethnopopulist strategy helped the indigenous parties win the support of traditional populist constituencies, such as urban mestizos
, as well as indigenous people.
The objective of mestizaje is to "assimilate all the racial elements of the nation into a single cultural and biological norm": the mestizo
In addition, 120 fecal samples from Afro-Ecuadorian and mestizo
persons were examined.
in the United States were considered undesirable mongrels and inferior in every way.
At the beginning of the meeting, you mention that you'd like to discuss the issue of salaries, because it seems to you that the Mayan employees are making less than the Mestizos
The increment of MS among mestizos
and mulattoes probably results from the Caucasian genetic dissemination between these two populations.
Her story depicts the making of a new society, with Africans, Nahuatl-speaking Indians, mestizos
, and Spaniards.
According to Bauer, the Spanish-speaking mestizos
look down on the Quechua because of their darker skin, Indian features, language, and traditional clothing.
Blacks, mulattos, and mestizos
occupied intermediary spaces.
Like South Africa's "coloured" population, mestizos
comprise an altogether different category from the pueblos indigenas.
In Bolivia, as elsewhere in Latin America, there are two worlds--the "haves" of urban whites and mestizos
and the "have-nots" of rural Indians.
Formerly British Honduras, Belize has a diverse population of 250,000 Afro-Caribbeans, Hispanics, Creoles, mestizos
, Mayans and others.