Tag Archives: Manabi

I’m un Cholo, So What?

The other night my father blasted his Ecuadorian music in the living room. My brother groaned and left the space to workout in the bedroom. My sister rolled her eyes and wore her headphones. I hummed to Julio Jaramillo, El Curiquingue, and Don … Continue reading

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Why Did Maria Panchita Fall in Love with Un Cholo Guapo?

Los Mentaos de la Manigua, a Montubio band in Ecuador, promotes oral tradition through their music, which sends a positive message to youth of preserving tradition and culture. In this song, Maria Panchita searches for her type of love outside … Continue reading

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Pueblo Montubio, Orgullo Montubio

Pueblo Montubio is an ethnic group of 1.5 million people on the Ecuadorian coast, specifically in the provinces of Guayas, Manabí, Los Rios, El Oro, and in subtropical regions in Bolivar, Azuay, Chimborazo, and Loja. Pueblo Montubio is a mixed heritage group of … Continue reading

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