La etnogénesis: un estudio de caso sobre la identidad en Quitirrisí, Costa Rica

The process of indigenous identity building and self-affirmation, named etnogénesis, that has been observed during three years at Quitirrisí are presented. We would like to offer to the reader a reflection about the most representative cultural elements to understand this process: the social, politi...

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Main Author: Ornat Clemente, Raquel
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: 2015
Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/antropologia/article/view/10795
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/13216
Summary: The process of indigenous identity building and self-affirmation, named etnogénesis, that has been observed during three years at Quitirrisí are presented. We would like to offer to the reader a reflection about the most representative cultural elements to understand this process: the social, political and economical background of the community (power nets), the identitarian feeling of its members and the language (cultural elements) of the ethnogenesis whose voices and echoes of communitarian utopias arise in a given historical context.