Bolivia and the Aymara Group 6

Report
Bolivia and the Aymara
Group 6
REBECCA CLARK
LISANNE COLOMBIJN
PAULINE MERTEN
ALEX JIAYI ZHANG
Table of Content
 Introduction
 History of the Aymara
 Situation Today
 Constitution of the Aymara Body
 Bolivian Constitution of 2009
 Conclusion
History of the Aymara
- 600 B.C. – 1200: Andean Empire of the Tiahuanacan
- 13th century: the rise of seven regional kingdoms of
the Aymara
- 15th century: Incas conquered the kingdoms of the
Aymara
Incas did not change the organization of the Kingdoms
Aymara were able to retain their culture, religion and
language
History of the Aymara
History of the Aymara
 16th century: Spanish discovery
and conquest of the
Inca Empire
Christianization of the Indians
Systematic exploitation of the
Aymara in agriculture, mines and
on the coca plantations
History of the Aymara
 18th + 19th century: rebellion against the conqueror
and Peruvian Independence
from the
Spanish crown
 1952: civil rights for the Aymara
Situation Today
 Bolivia
50 % - 50 %
 Aymara, 2 million
Situation of Today
 Agricultural, fishing, handy craft, trade, mining,
cattle ranching
 Supernatural phenomena
 Death and afterlife
 Clothes
Constitution of the Aymara Body
 Education
 Language
 Agriculture
 Right to Identify
 Political Representation
 Environmental Rights
 Religious Freedoms
 Freedom from Racial Discrimination
Bolivian Constitution of 2009
 Indian nations
 Positive influence on the Aymaras
 Indigenous people no longer invisible

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