The Majeño Figure, with His Long Nose, as Ch'oto (Photo: Wayra)
Customs

A Word that Wounds, Ch’oto

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Thirst on the First in Cuzco, a Story

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Pampas Grass (Niwa) Blowing outside Cuzco (Photo: Wayra)
Customs

Pampas Grass Soars on High in Cuzco

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Commentary, Customs

Changing Games Excite Cuzco’s Children

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The Land of Wayra (Photo: Wayra)
Customs, Food Culture

Wayra,The Trickster Wind, Blows These Days

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Huaylia Chumbivilcana

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Day of Dead in Almudena Cemetery (Photo: Walter Coraza Morveli)
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Sunset in Cusco (Walter Coraza Morveli)
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Huaca Mesa Redonda (Photo: Wayra)
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Mama Qaqa or better known as ‘Mother Stone’

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