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ARAUJO, Melvina. Religious missons and identity policies: The consolatinos' missons in Kenia and Roraima. Mem. am. [online]. 2008, n.16-1, pp. 85-104. ISSN 1851-3751.
This article aims to discuss the development of new forms of alterity from the interconnection between the organization of groups which represent and / or are represented as ethnic, the formulation of the concepts of ethnicity and public policies imposed by pressures from social movements and/or international. This will be done on the basis of the literature produced on the subject, as well as empirical data arising from research on the relations between a catholic missionary congregation and the macuxi Indians in Brazil , and from the same congregation and the kikuyu in Kenya.
Palabras llave : Ethnic movements; Consolata missionaries; Macuxi; Kikuyu.