Quechua

Meet the ‘Potato Guardians’ working in Peru’s highlands to promote crop diversity in the face of climate change

October 22, 2018
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For time immemorial, the indigenous peoples of the Andes have relied on their extensive understanding of the ecosystem to exist in harmony with the environment.

Renata Flores Revitalizes Quechua With Her Pop Covers

August 3, 2016
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Renata Flores, a 15-year-old from Ayacucho, Peru, has taken major strides in promoting what is considered a dying language. Flores, a prior contestant on the TV program, La Voz Kids, has produced several YouTube videos translating hit pop songs into the indigenous language, Quechua. Her videos “The Way You Make Me Feel” by Michael Jackson and “Fallin” by Alicia Keys have picked up over one million views.

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