Tag: Andes

Una Sorpresa Arqueológica en Nivín, Perú/An Archaeological Surprise in Nivín, Perú

For English Version, Click Here Una Sorpresa Arqueológica en Nivín, Perú por Robert Connolly La semana pasada, mi colega Elizabeth Cruzado Carranza y yo visitamos Nivín Arqueología, a unos 25km de Casma, en la costa norcentral de Perú. No estábamos seguros de qué esperar. Nosotros estuvimos en comunicación mediante las páginas de Facebook de Nivín…

Publication of a Co-created Oral History For Hualcayán, Peru

Salta a Español: Publicación de Creación en Colaboración sobre la Historia Oral de Hualcayán, Perú Publication of a Co-Created Oral History for Hualcayán, Peru by Robert Connolly We are almost there!  On July 28, Independence Day in Peru, we will deliver the first copies of the La Historia de Hualcayán: Contada Por Sus Pobladores (The History…

The Women of Hualcayán – Women Workers and Artisans

Salta a Español: Las Mujeres de Hualcayán, Mujeres trabajadoras, Mujeres Tenjedoras The Women of Hualcayán, Women Workers and Artisans by Elizabeth Cruzado Carranza On July 15th, 2014, two women in Hualcayán, Peru, Aquila and Consuelo, began work on different fabric designs and embroidery. They started making brightly colored handbags in various sizes. Nobody had to…

The Yunza Carnival in Hualcayán

Salta a Español: Yunza de Carnaval en Hualcayán by Elizabeth Cruzado Carranza Last weekend there was a carnival party in Hualcayán, sponsored by Lucía Huamán and her family. In this party all community members were invited, and the sponsors offered drinks and meals to everyone. Adults and children danced with huayno music (traditional music from the highlands),…