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Los Afro bolivianos

Los Afro bolivianos

A presentation for GSI 2015 about the Afro Bolivian population of the Yungas region of Bolivia.



February 16, 2015


  1. Los Afrobolivianos

  2. Total Population: 25,000-30,000

  3. Region: Nor Yungas and Sud Yungas

  4. Language: “Afro-Yungueño Spanish differs systematically and significantly from any other

    variety of Bolivian Spanish...” http://www.personal. psu.edu/jml34/Afro- Bolivia.htm
  5. Agriculture: Coca-leaf, coffee, and citrus fruits

  6. History and the current fight for rights: http://youtu.be/WnDLzdovEJk

  7. Resources: http://www.personal.psu.edu/jml34/Afro-Bolivia.htm http://www.minorityrights. org/2406/bolivia/afrobolivians.html http://www.google.com/images