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Lino's Dream

Creating a Kañari future based on tradition in the Ecuadorian Andes

Lino Pichasaca and I walked the rough footpaths, the chakiñanes in Kichwa, around the Hacienda Guantug in the province of Cañar, Ecuador. It was 1967, and the Ecuadorian agrarian reform was getting started. Leaders like Lino saw great possibilities and huge obstacles.

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Heroes in Ponchos and Sombreros 

Behind the Indigenous uprising in Ecuador

“Superheroes don’t wear capes. They wear ponchos and sombreros.” The Andean phrase is being invoked once again in Ecuador.

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