Situating the Andean colonial experience : Ayllu tales of history and hagiography in the time of the Spanish / by Denise Y. Arnold.

Arnold, Denise Y.
Leeds : ARC Humanities Press, [2020]
1 online resource (406 pages)
Mesoamerica, the Caribbean, and South America, 700-1700.
Mesoamerica, the Caribbean, and South America, 700-1700

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Eventos del crepúsculo. English
Indigenous peoples -- Mythology -- Bolivia.
Indigenous peoples -- Bolivia -- Government relations.
Qaqachaka (Bolivia).
Ethnohistory -- Bolivia.
Indigenous peoples -- Bolivia -- Religious life and customs.
Front Cover
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Title page
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Table of contents
List of Illustration
Note About the Spelling of Toponyms and Proper Names
Part I. The Oral History of Qaqachaka
Chapter 1. Genesis in Qaqachaka
The Chullpas and the Lord of the Clouds
Adam and Eve
The Red-Trousered Ant
The Ascension to Heaven
The Red-Trousered Ant Against the Colonial State
Ritual Practices that Allude to Ants
The Red Place of Birth
Chapter 2. The First Ancestors of the Place
The Arrival of the Inkas
The Original Place Called "Qaqachika" and its Mountains
The First Cycle of Tales: In Which the Place of Qaqachika is Formed in a Sunless Twilight
The Second Cycle of Tales, Concerned with the Religious and Political Mit'a
Various Ancestors, Various Origins
Qaqachaka is Born from Money, for a Pot of Gold and Silver
Chapter 3. The Mit'a, the Mines, and Slavery
The Vicuña with a Broken Leg
Working as Mitayos
The Route to the Red Mountain of Potosí
Mitayos and Llamas
The Libations on the Journey
A Commentary on Mit'a and Mita
Chapter 4. A Gentleman's Agreement between Literate Caciques
Ayra Chinche and the Red Snake
The Leg in the Stirrup
The Local Caciques Become Boundary Makers
The Meeting in Darkness Between Ayra Chinche and Juana Doña Ana
Juana Doña Ana Meets the Seven Ancestors and then the Sun is Born
The Role of Juana Doña Ana in the Rites of Possession of Qaqachaka
Some Key Documents Held by the Title-Bearers
Chapter 5. Settling the New Place of Qaqachaka and its Ayllus
How the New Place was Populated
The Sons-In-Law who Married into Women from Qaqachaka
Etymologies of the Names of Qaqachaka's Minor Ayllus
New Ties to the Valley Lands
Chapter 6. Some Clarifications about Juana Doña Ana and her Kinsfolk
Juana Doña Ana and her Predisposition for Scandalous Entanglements
Inka Mariya and the Red Snake
Juana Doña Ana Snatches the Title Deeds from an Unknown Man
The First Caciques of the Place, According to Doña Bernaldita Quispe
Inka Mariya Kicks Away the Thermal Waters
The Two Sisters and the Tan Señora of Notes of Money
The Chullpa Sister and the Death of the Chullpas
The Birth of the Sun and the Origins of Weaving
Part II. The Colonial Caciques in Oral and Written History
Chapter 7. The Caciques of Qharaqhara and Quillacas-Asanaque
The Caciques of the Qharaqhara Federation
Who was Ayra Chinche?
The Deeds of Don Ayra Chinche
Interlude: The Andean Rules of Succession
The Caciques of the Quillacas-Asanaque Federation
Who Was Takimallku Astiti and, Besides, the Choquecallatis?
The Deeds of Taqimallku Astiti
Takimallku Astiti and the Composición de Tierras by José de la Vega Alvarado
Who was Bartolomé Astete?
Who was the Ancestor Llanquepacha?
The Deeds of the Llanquepachas
The Llanquepacha Cousins and the Rebellion of Condo in 1774.
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