Photo- An entire community maintain this pre-contact bridge, using the Inca’s techniques. This is a communal work and everyone has the responsibility to participate.


Filming in the Andes of Peru was for me going back to land that nourished my roots, to the mountains that took care of my first steps and to the people who seeded my identity.
I was also going back to meet T

We work to enhance women’s power and strength so we can move forward despite all the adversities our communities have been through.
- Tania Pariona Tarqui

What springs to mind when you think of Peru? Probably the breathtaking Machu Picchu, peasants in brightly coloured weaves, and alpacas... But Peru is so much more than that! Bordered by Ecuador and Colombia on the north, Brazil and Bolivia on the east, C

The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) is an advisory body to the Economic and Social Council that provides a space for discussion and exchange of ideas regarding Indigenous issues. Economic and social development, culture, envir

Tania Edith Pariona Tarqui is a young Quechua activist from the Ayacucho region of Peru who is on a mission to have her people’s rights recognized. In a time where the Quechua nation struggle to define what it means to be indigenous, 29 year old Tania rallies around communities to raise critical questions about indigenous identity and issues in Peru. Despite her young age, she already has extensive experience in human rights and indigenous rights. She is participates in a whole host of discussion pane...

CIVIL WAR IN PERU: Atrocities in the Andes

From 1980 to 2000, around 70,000 Peruvians, the majority of them Indigenous, lost their lives in the fight between government forces and guerillas. In addition, nearly half a million of Peru’s poorest citize

In the late 1990s around 300,000 Peruvian women, mostly Quechua peasants in the Andes, were forcibly sterilized by the government. This crime against humanity occurred after President Fujimori liberalized Peru’s strict contraception laws to let women ha


In May 1988, during Pope John Paul II’s visit to Peru, military troops reportedly killed at least 80 peasants who were corn harvesting in Cayara, in the department of Ayacucho. According to a statement from the Ayacucho Provincial

In the late 90s, 300,000 women in Peru, mostly indigenous peasants, were forcibly sterilized.
In Peru’s civil war of the 80s, three quarters of the 70,000 killed were Quechua.

A child who is unloved and has no space to grow will have nowhere to go.
- Tania Pariona Tarqui


Our brother Zenon freshly graduated from University went back home with his Agronomist diploma and a certain attitude. His wise father told him that he needed now to learn more about his

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