Join the journalism students at Instituto Quilloac as they compose, recite and record poems about migration. Isidoro Pichazaca, vice rector of Instituto Quilloac welcomes us to the school and Crístobal Pichazaca, our narrator/editor, introduces the Kichwa poetry (with Spanish translations). Even if you don’t understand Kichwa it’s worth a listen. In addition to Crístobal’s original […]
Join the music students at Crístobal Pichazaca’s Tarpuy Music Academy at Minkay Artistic Productions, as they play their instruments to celebrate family members in the States with songs and messages. Of keen import is the call to their mothers living abroad, working hard and sorely missed. Step into the rehearsal and take a listen here: […]
May 1st, Primero de Mayo, is celebrated worldwide in recognition of workers’ rights, when women and men, young and old, ethnic origins and social classes unite for a common cause. How ironic that International Workers’ Day was founded in the United States by people walking off their jobs and insisting upon an 8-hour work day and […]
OUR PUBLIC DEBUT! Thanks to City Lore, a non-profit preserving NYC’s cultural heritage in all 5 boroughs, we were invited to screen our first digital exchange from Cañar. If you’re in NYC, don’t miss it. Learn all about it….
Last year I had the great pleasure of meeting Judy Blankenship and her husband, Michael Jenkins, at their owner-built, traditional home in Cañar, Ecuador. Little did I know that this introduction, from friends in New Mexico, would lead to what has now become Voces de Cañar. I will admit from the get-go, I’m a synchronicity […]
Media stories are the nitty gritty of our international exchange. From both locales we’ll be producing radio segments, audio/visual presentations, videos and participant writings for posting in this section. The radio segments produced from Cañar, Ecuador will be aired on the program Kichwa Hitari live on Radio El Tambo Stereo on Friday nights from 6 – […]