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Steve Russell
7/21/16
Spanish historian Santiago del Valle Chousa has published a book claiming that the last capitol of the Inca Empire, Hatun Vilcabamba, has finally been located after the last of 16 ...
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Dale Carson
7/9/16
A lot of people call it “life itself,” “the source of life,” or “sacred mother corn.” The Aztec Corn Goddess is Chicomecoatl...
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Dale Carson
11/22/15
Potatoes have been a favorite for many people for a long time...
ICTMN Staff
6/23/15
The Inka Road stretches over 24,000 miles through six modern-day countries: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, and Chile...
ICTMN Staff
7/9/13
The burgeoning global demand for quinoa may be negatively impacting the people who grow it, reports columnist Joanna Blythman for The Guardian ...
Sara Shahriari
11/25/12
In the hot Bolivian lowland hills that stretch toward the Amazon rainforest, indigenous peoples began to carve a giant red-hued rock...
ICTMN Staff
6/26/12
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 ...
Sara Shahriari
5/14/12
Brown, rolling plains that seem to stretch on to eternity are suddenly broken by the brilliant blue of Lake Titicaca...
ICTMN Staff
8/21/11
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...
Gale Courey Toensing
3/3/11
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...

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