A People Who Would Not Kneel: Panama, the United States, and the San Blas Kuna

A People Who Would Not Kneel: Panama, the United States, and the San Blas Kuna

by James Howe
     
 

As they expanded, most nations in the Western Hemisphere relegated indigenous peoples to the lowest social levels, stealing their land, diminishing their populations, exploiting their labor, and flattening their cultures. Few have gone quietly, but one group, the San Blas Kuna of Panama, set their own terms. Anthropologist James Howe tells their story. 39 photos.  See more details below

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As they expanded, most nations in the Western Hemisphere relegated indigenous peoples to the lowest social levels, stealing their land, diminishing their populations, exploiting their labor, and flattening their cultures. Few have gone quietly, but one group, the San Blas Kuna of Panama, set their own terms. Anthropologist James Howe tells their story. 39 photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560988656
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Series:
Smithsonian Series in Ethnographic Inquiry
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
5.92(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.99(d)

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