By Andrew Canessa
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Extra info for Intimate Indigeneities: Race, Sex, and History in the Small Spaces of Andean Life
Although the terror may originate in a particular act of violence, its power is perpetuated and represented far more potently in the forms of fear that invade human bodies. With respect to violence and terror, Whitehead has called for “a more explicit anthropology of experience and imagination in which individual meanings, emotive forces, and bodily practices, become central to the interpretation of violent acts” (2007: 233). What is offered in chapter 5 is such an anthropology of experience and imagination, which focuses on how people not only understand their bodily practices but how their bodies produce agency and how terror interrupts that agency.
Wila Kjarkeños, like most people around the world, are not used to being interviewed—that is, being asked a series of questions and being expected to answer them on one particular theme. This is a very unnatural way of conversing. The one exception is the shaman, Teodosio, who, as a specialist, was quite happy to answer my questions for hours on end. I did sometimes record conversations, but they were just that—recorded conversations, rather than interviews, in the sense that they usually wandered off the topic I most wanted to talk about, often onto something that turned out to be much more interesting.
Wila Kjarka is fortunate in having land that goes from 2,300 meters above sea level to over 4,000, and this allows them to grow products across a wide ecological range. Wila Kjarka thus became the site for my PhD research on cultural values, and since then my principal source of data on religion, gender, and identities. Spending so much time in one place has advantages and disadvantages. A disadvantage is that I don’t get a very representative sample; an advantage is that I get to know a small community very well indeed, which has allowed me to learn things and ask questions that would be impossible in other contexts.
Intimate Indigeneities: Race, Sex, and History in the Small Spaces of Andean Life by Andrew Canessa