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ISBN: PB: 9781947602113

University of Chicago Press, University of Cincinnati Press

February 2021

145 pp.

22.8x15.2 cm



Surviving the Americas

Garifuna Persistence from Nicaragua to New York City

"Surviving the Americas" is an intersectional analysis of Garifuna communities in the Americas, with an emphasis on those in Nicaragua and the United States. Serena Cosgrove and Jose Idiaquez provide a platform for the voices of indigenous peoples through participatory and ethnographic research, highlighting the strategies for Garifuna persistence in the face of a myriad of oppressions.

About the Author

Serena Cosgrove is assistant professor in the Matteo Ricci College at Seattle University. Her most recent publication is "Understanding Global Poverty: Causes, Capabilities, and Human Development", which she co-authored with Dr. Ben Curtis.

Jose Alberto "Chepe" Idiaquez, SJ is President of the Central American University in Managua, Nicaragua. He has published two previous books," El Culto a los Ancestros", and "En Busqueda de Esperanza".