24 January, 2022

Sara tarpuy | Sowing maize

Planting is one of the most important activities in Quechua communities, it becomes a ritual that encourages connection and cooperation among families. Women, men and children take part in the planting of corn which is the main food and source of nutrition in the communities.

Filmmaking: Maribel Taboada Canchari and Claudia Pomahuacre Quispe. Country/Region: Peru/ Ayacucho
Production: CHIRAPAQ Centre for Indigenous Cultures of Peru and OXFAM
Indigenous peoples: Quechua.
Genre: Documentary.
Year of production: 2014.