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Cusco


Mar 17, 2016

Deaf Education in Peru: Dante’s Story

During an exploratory journey to Peru in 2013, we met Holly Wissler and her adopted nine-year-old indigenous son Dante Flores Apaza in Cusco. Dante’s compelling story is the catalyst to raise awareness about the dire situation of lack of education, resources, and employment for the Deaf in Peru, and to stimulate discussion and the search for solutions.Read More ›

Mar 22, 2014

Inti Raymi – “The Festival of the Sun”

Parade, festival, religious ceremony, historical reenactment, an echo of Inca mythology, and one big gigantic party; Inti Raymi is the embodiment of a city, a people, and the tangible evidence of their thriving culture in the 21st century. In honor and worship of the Incan sun god Apu Inti Tayta,... Read More ›

Jul 9, 2013

Martín Chambi

Deemed the father of indigenous photography in the Andes, Martín Chambi was one of the first indigenous photographers to capture the beauty of the Peruvian highlands through a native lens. Renowned for the profound cultural and historic documentary value of his photographs, Martín Chambi was a prolific portrait photographer in... Read More ›