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Quinoa Fever: Superfood's Soaring Popularity Is Killing South American Growers
The burgeoning global demand for quinoa may be negatively impacting the people who grow it, reports columnist Joanna Blythman for The Guardian ...
The Cat and the Rattlesnake: A Visit to Samaipata, Bolivia
In the hot Bolivian lowland hills that stretch toward the Amazon rainforest, indigenous peoples began to carve a giant red-hued rock...
On This Day in 1541, Francisco Pizarro, Bane of the Incas, Was Assassinated
At the height of its existence, the Inca Empire ran some 2,500 miles along the Andean range from Colombia to Chile, had more than 10 million subjects and was home to Cuzco, a city ...
Sacred Lake Titicaca Is Being Drowned by Pollution
Brown, rolling plains that seem to stretch on to eternity are suddenly broken by the brilliant blue of Lake Titicaca...
New York Times Blogger Muses Over Amaranthus, Staple to Aztec Diet
New York Times writer Ava Chin recently blogged about Amaranthus after repeatedly stumbling upon the leafy plant growing through metro-area sidewalk cracks from Staten Island to Ne...
Yale Returning Remains, Artifacts to Peru
Gale Courey Toensing
After a century of exile in the United States—and decades of wrangling—human remains from the famed citadel of Machu Picchu will be repatriated to Peru, along with thousands of art...
Photo Tour Of the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu
Our crack reporter down in Bolivia took these stunning photos of her trek along the Salkantay Trail in Peru. Enjoy!
Tracing Chocolate and Peanut Butter from B.C. to February
Dale Carson Each year, the universal commercial time for expressing love comes in mid-February—a “holiday” many people treat as an excuse to indulge in a time-honored Native Americ...
Passport: Trekking The Camino Salcantay in Peru
Before the Spanish arrived in Peru in the 16th century, the Incas didn't use horses, nor did they use the wheel for transportation, so the Inca trail was almost exclusively populat...
Native American Ingenuity: Food Edition
The scope of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, D.C., is mind-boggling—825,000 items representing more than 12,000 years of history—and one of the rea...
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