By Caroline Williams

ISBN-10: 0853237298

ISBN-13: 9780853237297

A learn of the interactions among Indians and Spaniards within the Chocó all through a lot of the colonial interval, revealing the complexity of inter-ethnic family in frontier areas. the writer considers the altering relationships not just among Spaniards and Indians but additionally among factions of either teams, displaying how Spaniards and Indians occasionally allied with one another opposed to different ethnically combined teams with various agendas. No related learn covers this topic.

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Neither Lesmes de Espinosa nor his informants identified the Indians concerned, except to state that they inhabited territories close to Anserma itself. Later reports suggest, however, that Indians beyond the vicinity of Anserma may chap 1 10—06—2004 13:39 Page 31 ,      also have begun to make peaceful approaches to Spaniards. In the s, Indians from communities identified as Tatama, Poya, Chocoes and Citará or Citarabirá were all reported to have made overtures for the purpose of trade to settlers in the cities of Popayán, Cartago, Anserma and Antioquia.

De Buenaventura’, pp. –. See also idem, ‘Apuntes sobre los pueblos autóctonos del litoral colombiano del Pacífico en la época de la conquista española’, Revista Colombiana de Antropología, Vol. , , pp. – and –.

What conditions were laid down to govern the conduct of this latest enterprise in the region? To what extent were such conditions observed? And what effect did the Crown’s decision to entrust the exercise to Juan Vélez have on Spanish objectives in this region? Notes  The following account of early Spanish activity on the northern coast of South America is based on Carl Ortwin Sauer, The Early Spanish Main, Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California Press, , pp. –, –, – and –.

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