Category Archives: Quechua-Related Info

Amawta Justina Nuñez Nuñez Niwanku Educación Intercultural Bilingüemanta Cuscopi

Rimasun - educación intercultural bilingüe - 1Kay audiopi, iskay estudiantekunaq sutin Emily Thompson, Charlie Uruchima, ima, rimanku amawta Justina Nuñez Nuñezwan Cuscopi. Pay llank’an escuela Pukllasunchispi. Kaypi kinsantin rimanku educación intercultural bilingüemanta Perupi.

Rimasun - educación intercultural bilingüe En este audio, la Profesora Justina Nuñez Nuñez de la escuela Pukllasunchis en Cusco habla con los estudiantes Emily Thompson y Charlie Uruchima sobre la educación intercultural bilingüe en el Perú.

In this podcast, Justina Nuñez Nuñez, a professor from the Pukllasunchis school in Cusco, talks to students Emily Thompson and Charlie Uruchima about intercultural bilingual education in Peru.


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Vicente Llimpinmanta Niwashanku

Rimasun - Vicente QosqopiMaskaspa arteta Cuscopi, estudiantekuna NYUmanta Charlie Uruchima, Emily Thompson, ima, reqsinakuranku runasimita rimaq Vicente Huamán Pumahuallccanwan llank’aspa galerianpi. Kay audiopi, Vicente niwashanku sumaqmi llimpinmanta barrio San Blasneqpi.

Vicente - QosqoBuscando arte en Cusco, estudiantes de NYU Charlie Uruchima y Emily Thompson conocieron al Quechua hablante y artista Vicente Huamán Pumahuallccan trabajando en su estudio de arte. En este audio, Vicente habla con nosotros sobre sus bellas pinturas desde el barrio de San Blas.

Vicente - PinturaLooking for art in Cusco, NYU students Charlie Uruchima and Emily Thompson met Quechua speaker and artist Vicente Huamán Pumahuallccan working in his gallery. In this podcast, Vicente talks to us about his beautiful paintings in the neighborhood of San Blas.


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Emilio, Mario, Américo, ima Harawitamanta Rimanku

Emilio, Charlie, Emily Rimashanku CuscopiRunasimita yachaspa kay veranopi Cuscopi, estudiantekuna NYUmanta Emily Thompson, Charlie Uruchima, ima reqsinakuranku huk poetawan. Paypa sutin Emilio Carbajal. Kay audiopi kinsantin tinkunku iskay estudiantewan cafepi. Paykunaq sutinku Mario Antonio Cossío Olavide, Américo Mendoza-Mori, ima. Rimashanku kawsankumanta, runasimimanta, hawaritamanta ima.

Mario, Emily, Emilio, Charlie, Américo, ima WaqaypatapiEstudiando Quechua este verano en Cusco, los estudiantes de NYU Emily Thompson y Charlie Uruchima se encontraron con un nativo Quechua hablante y poeta, Emilio Carbajal. En este Podcast, se reúnen en un café con dos estudiantes más de Quechua, Mario Antonio Cossío Olavide y Américo Mendoza Mori para hablar con Emilio sobre la vida Peruana, practicar el Quechua, y escuchar la poesía de Emilio.

Emilio CuscopiWhile studying Quechua this summer in Cusco, NYU students Emily Thompson and Charlie Uruchima met native speaker and Quechua poet Emilio Carbajal. In this podcast they get together in a café with two other Quechua students, Mario Antonio Cossío Olavide and Américo Mendoza Mori.  There, they  talk about life in Peru, practice Quechua,  learn about and listen to some of Emilio’s poetry.


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Fundación Almamanta

Rimasun - Fundacion ALMA - CLACS at NYUKay audiopi, paqarichiq Cristal Downing riman fundacionninmanta. Fundacionnin sutin Alma, llank’an erqekunawan latinoamericapi. Cristal estudiaran CLACSpi iskay watakunapaq, kunan pay Colombiaman tiyaq, llank’aq ima rinqa.

En este audio, directora Cristal Downing habla de su fundación. La fundación se llama Alma, y trabaja con niños en latinoamérica. Cristal estudió en CLACS por dos años y ahora ella va a vivir y trabajar en Colombia.

In this podcast, Director Cristal Downing tells us about her foundation. It’s named Alma, and supports work with children in Latin America. Cristal studied at CLACS for two years, and now she will live and work in Colombia.

In the photo above, a young woman in Colombia participates in a music workshop through Fundación Alma. Learn more on the Fundación Alma website.


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Celebrasunchik Santa Rosanchikta

Rimasun - fiesta santa rosa peru - 3Gwendolyne Daronymi riman imayna Huachocolpapi Mamacha Santa Rosa fiestata celebrasqankuta. Chaymanta payga willakun imayna llapa familianwan fiesta pasasqancumanta 2006pi. Kay podcast nisqanchick tukuruptin sumaq videota tarinki allincha entendenaykipaq Gwendolyne rimasqanmanta.

Rimasun - fiesta santa rosa peru - 2Gwendolyne Darony habla a cerca de como se celebra la fiesta de Santa Rosa en Huachocolpa. Luego ella cuenta de como su familia pasó la fiesta en el año 2006. Al terminar este podcast encontrarás un bonito video para que puedas entender mejor todo de lo que Gwendolyne habló.

Rimasun - fiesta santa rosa peru - 1Gwendolyne Darony shares how people celebrate the festival of Santa Rosa in Huachocolpa, Peru. She then talks about her family’s experience at the festival of Santa Rosa in 2006. After listening to the podcast, you can watch this video for a better understanding of what Gwendolyne has discussed.


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Elvapa Kawsayninmanta Willaykuna

Emily and Elva - Rimasun - CLACS at NYUKay audiopi Elva willayninta cumpankunaman willakun. Cumpankuna Emily Thompson, Doris Loayza, Christine Mladic ima. Elvam Perumanta, ichaqa Brooklynpi tiyachkan. Elva qallariran New York Quechua Initiativeta. Pay munanman hoq runakunawan runasimipi rimayta.

En este audio, Elva cuenta historias de su vida a sus compañeras. Sus compañeras se llaman Emily Thompson, Doris Loayza, y Christine Mladic. Elva es de Perú, pero vive en Brooklyn. Elva es la fundadora de New York Quechua Initiative. A ella le gustaría hablar en quechua con muchas más personas.

In this podcast, Elva shares some of her past experiences with her friends. These friends are Emily Thompson, Doris Loayza, and Christine Mladic. Elva is from Peru, but now lives in Brooklyn. Elva is the founder of the New York Quechua Initiative. She would like to speak in Quechua with many more people.


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Perumanta Anthropologist Margarita Huayhuawan Rimaykusun

Rimasun - Margarita Huayhua - CLACS at NYUAnthropologist nisqa Margarita Huayhua. Pampamarka/Surimana (K’ana) Tupaq Amaruq llaqtanmanta. University of Michiganpi Ph.D. nisqata tukuran. Rutgers Universitypi kunan llank’akushan. Runasimi rimaq kawsayninkumanta, sasachayninkunamanta qillqashan ichapas qillqata hatarichimunqa lliw runa qhawarinanpaq, yacharinanpaq.

Margarita Huayhua es a Ph.D. en antropología, University of Michigan. Ella es de las tierras que fueron parte del cacicazgo de Tupaq Amaru (Pampamarka/Surimana). Actualmente es a postdoctoral fellow en Rutgers University. Su investigación se centra en los sistemas de discriminación y racialización en la vida cotidiana que afecta a los que hablan Quechua como primera lengua y que perpetuan estructuras de desigualdad y exclusión en los paises andinos.

Margarita Huayhua is an anthropologist from Pampamarka/Surimana (K’ana), the land of Tupaq Amaru. She finished her PhD at the University of Michigan, and is now a postdoctoral fellow at Rutgers University. Her research focuses on everyday discrimination and racialization that affect Quechua-speaking people, and perpetuate inequality and exclusion in the Andean countries.

Photograph taken in Peru by Prof. Huayhua.


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Intiwatana Cochabambapi, Wakin Historias Quechuapi

Gillian Gallagher - Cochabamba - Bolivia - RimasunGillian Gallagher profesora linguisticamanta NYUpi. Pay kinsa watasta Cochabamba Boliviapi Quechuata yachakusantaj Quechua rimayta taripasantaj. Kay podcastpi intiwatana raymimanta riman, wakin historiasta paypa Quechuamanta profesorasninmanta ñawin.

Gallagher - Cochabamba - Bolivia - Fiesta - RimasunGillian Gallagher es profesora de lingüística de New York University. Ella ha estudiado quechua en Cochabamba, Bolivia, por tres años, haciendo investigaciones del idioma. En este audio, Gillian habla sobre la fiesta del nuevo año andino en Cochabamba, y lee unos cuentos que le regaló su profesora de quechua.

Gillian Gallagher is Assistant Professor of Linguistics at NYU. She has been studying Quechua in Cochabamba, Bolivia for three years and researching the Quechua language. In this podcast, Gillian speaks about the Andean new year celebration in Cochabamba, and reads some stories given to her by her Quechua teacher.

Photos taken in Cochacamba, Bolivia, by Prof. Gallagher


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CLACS Features Films by Award-Winning Peruvian Filmmaker Federico García

Federico Garcia - CLACS at NYU

Miryam Yataco, Pilar Roca, Federico García, and Sinclair Thomson at CLACS

Federico García is among the most prolific filmmakers of Peruvian cinematic history.  Several of Garcia’s films were shown as part of the Mundos Andinos series – a collaboration between CLACS at NYU and ILAS at Columbia University.  The filmmaker also attended the film screenings and participated in multiple panels to discuss the films within Peru’s broader historical context. These films are rarely shown in the United States, and it was even more exceptional to screen them with Federico García and his producer Pilar Roca’s participation.
Federico García - CLACS at NYUOn April 2, Mundos Andinos featured Kuntur Wachana (1977), which remains the only film to date made about Peruvian Agrarian Reform measures carried out by Gen. Juan Velasco Alvarado’s military regime.  The film tells the story of 1950s and 1960s campesino struggles.  Members of the   Huarán cooperative, a group who took over the hacienda at Huarán outside of Cusco city, financed the film and also acted as main characters.  Kuntur Wachana features primarily the Quechua language.  The Federico García was joined by Miryam Yataco, an educator in NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, for a presentation after the event. Continue reading

Pisqa Warmikuna Tarikunku Brooklynpi


Pisqa Warmikuna - Rimasun - CLACS at NYUSapa killa, wakin warmikuna tarikunku Brooklynpi, Elva Ambiaq wasinpi.  Chaypi, paykuna tusunku, takinku, asinku, runasimita rimanku, wayk’unku, yachanku ima. Kay audiopi, Emily Thompson, Christine Mladic, Samantha Balaban, Benita Paredes Cusi, Elva ima imaymanamanta rimakunku.

Cada mes, un grupo de mujeres se encuentren en la casa de Elva Ambia en Brooklyn.  Ahí, ellas bailan, cantan, se ríen, conversan en quechua, cocinan, y aprenden.  En este audio, Emily Thompson, Christine Mladic, Samantha Balaban, Benita Paredes Cusi, y Elva conversan sobre una variedad de temas.

Each month, a group of women meet in the house of Elva Ambia in Brooklyn.  There, they dance, sing, laugh, converse in quechua, cook, and learn new things.  In this audio, Emily Thompson, Christine Mladic, Samantha Balaban, Benita Paredes Cusi, and Elva talk about a variety of topics.


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