Documentary Travel Films About Indigenous Peoples in South America

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Quichua Cousins of the Andes and Amazon. The indigenous Quichua (Quechua) people pre-date the Inca Empire. They are among the few peoples living in both the Andes and the Amazon. Explore these dual cultures in two starkly contrasting regions and learn how similar they are despite having diverged centuries ago.

Traditional and Modern Indigenous Andean Music. Before the Inca and the Spanish, the Andes had a thriving indigenous population. The region's indigenous music has survived. See how musicians preserve the traditional style, blending it with modern influences.

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