Indigenous Puno?

Posted by Ximena Málaga Sabogal – PhD student in Anthropology at NYU It has been a couple of weeks since I arrived in Puno, one of the biggest cities in the southern Peruvian Andes. I have a long history with this city, having researched in the area throughout my bachelor and masters degree. Still, Puno wasContinue reading “Indigenous Puno?”

Ethnographies of “Culturas Indígenas Preservadas”

Posted by Oscar Marquez, Doctoral Student in American Studies, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU I will be spending six weeks in Guadalajara as a guest researcher at the Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores de Antropología Social (CIESAS) to conduct preliminary research for my dissertation. I will be conducting archival and (hopefully)Continue reading “Ethnographies of “Culturas Indígenas Preservadas””

Yachachiq Yvan Gutierrez, UNIBOL Qhichwa Jatun Yachaywasipi, Yachakuqkunaman Tukuy Sunqunwan Yachachispa Llamk’arichkan

Tata Yvan Gutiérrezqa ingeniero agrónomo. Pay Marquilla-Aiquile ayllupi Cochabamba-Boliviapi paqarisqa. Tata Yvanqa trópico (Chaparepi) 14 watataña tiyakun. Kaypi laya puquchiqkunawan llamk’asqa, pikunachus latanu, piña, maracuyá, arroz puquchisqankuta wak suyukunaman apaqkunawan (UNABANA). Kunanpi “Casimiro Huanca Qhichwa” jatun yachaywasipi, Chimoré-Boliviapi yachachiq. Pay Agro-Forestaríata, Silviculturata, Cultivosta chanta Fruticulturata ima yachachin. Yachachiq ñisqanmanjina, yachakuqkuna allinta yacharikunanku tiyan, sumaqta puquykunataContinue reading “Yachachiq Yvan Gutierrez, UNIBOL Qhichwa Jatun Yachaywasipi, Yachakuqkunaman Tukuy Sunqunwan Yachachispa Llamk’arichkan”

An Alternative Narrative of Development

In his address to the United Nations General Assembly, Bolivian President Evo Morales called for a more inclusive “people-centric” global development agenda that included acquiring control of natural resources for the benefit of all. The day before, CLACS students and guests heard a very different story about the Morales government’s inclusion of indigenous groups inContinue reading “An Alternative Narrative of Development”

Tata Juan Coronado Qhichwa Kawsaymanta UNIBOLpi Yachachishasqa

Tata Juan Coronado Mojocoya-Zudañez provincia jap’iypi, Chuquisaca-Boliviapi paqarisqa. Payqa Qhichwa Casimiro Huanca (UNIBOL) jatun yachaywasipi yachachiq. Pay “Qhichwa kawsaymanta” yachachin. Astawanpis Qhichwallapi parlaspa yachachin, wakin kutitaq kastilla simipipis parlasqanmanta ch’uwanchaykurispa. Kay clasepiqa “Filosofía amaútica” tawantinsuyu chhiqapi kawsaymanta t’ukunku. Jinallamantataq Calendario Tradicionalmantapis ch’aqwarillankutaq. Paykunapaqqa kay Calendarioqa tata intip chanta mama killap kuyuyninmanjina llamk’aq kasqa. Chantapis ChakanamanContinue reading “Tata Juan Coronado Qhichwa Kawsaymanta UNIBOLpi Yachachishasqa”

Iskay Willaykunata Willariwanchik Gladys Camacho

Gladys Camacho kan lingüista Cochabambamanta Boliviamanta. Kay podcastpi iskay andino ñisqa willaykunata willariwanchik. Ñawpaq willaypiqa, Gladys iskay llulla wawakunamantawan unqusqa mamankumantawan willariqanchik. Qhipan willaypiqa, Gladys atuqmantawan kunturmantawan willariwanchik. Gladys Camacho es una lingüista boliviana de Cochabamba. En este podcast nos relata dos cuentos clásicos andinos. En el primer cuento nos relata sobre dos hijos mentirososContinue reading “Iskay Willaykunata Willariwanchik Gladys Camacho”

Quechua Radio in the Southern Andes of Peru: Part II

In Part 1, I shared my experiences with Quechua radio in Huanta, Ayacucho. I continued my research by traveling to Vilcashuaman, a tiny, cold town high up in the puna, 11,350 feet above sea level. When the bus reached a mountain peak, the radio picked up a strong signal from Vilcashuaman’s main station, even thoughContinue reading “Quechua Radio in the Southern Andes of Peru: Part II”