Tag Archives: Inti Raymi

Grupo Danza Folklorico: Let’s Dance El Sanjuanito in New York City!

  As some of you may know, I love to dance El Sanjuanito. Actually, I  love dancing the following genres: Merengue, Salsa, Mapale, Soca Chutney, Bollywood, Cumbia Mexicana, Cumbia Colombiana, and Quebradita. But my favorite is El Sanjuanito. This is an Indigenous … Continue reading

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New York Quechua Nights

Not too long ago, I went to a Quechua evening class at New York University in New York City. As I mentioned before, my Quinde ancestors were descendants of the Tawantinsuyu empire, also known as the Inca Empire. From my research, my ancestors might have … Continue reading

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Welcome to The Quinde Journey Blog

I celebrate Indigenous People’s Day in 2013 by inviting my friends and readers to join me on a journey where I’m in the process of re-claiming my Wankavilka Comunero identity, language, and heritage. At six years old, I already knew my family was Native. Some of them told … Continue reading

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