Category: Shaping Territories

Paraguay: Un país en una lengua misteriosa y singular

English + Español
If you arrived in a country where almost 90% of the inhabitants speak Guarani, an official and national language along with Spanish but do not identify themselves as “Indian” or aboriginal…

The Many Meanings of Yerba Mate

I first encountered yerba mate as a Peace Corps volunteer in rural Paraguay. Everywhere I went, and at all times of the day, I saw small groups of people…

Along Yvyrupa’s Paths

English + Español
I started living with the Guarani in September 1978, after the inhabitants of a small village on the outskirts of São Paulo built a modest wooden room as their own school and had asked the…

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