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Pase del Niño: A cultural icon in Riobamba

Text: The Municipal GAD of Riobamba. The commemoration of “El Pase del Niño” or “The Passing of the Child” in Riobamba is part of its collective memory. This tradition, expressed during decades and passed on from generation to generation has become unique and irreplaceable.   With the declaration of El Pase del Niño has Intangible Cultural Heritage of the canton, we are the

The Montubio Rodeo of the Ecuadorian Coast

Montubios, mestizos from the Ecuadorian Coast, inhabit the rural areas of the coastal provinces. Spread throughout the provinces of Guayas, Los Ríos, El Oro and Manabí, they are regionalists and

An intro to the Huaorani: Indigenous Community

The Huaorani, Waorani, or Waodani, also known as the Waos, are native Amerindians from the Amazonian Region of Ecuador. Where do they live? In the provinces of Napo, Orellana and Pastaza in Ecuador. Tongue? They

Sig sig’s Women Weavers

Sig sig is a canton in Azuay, west of Cuenca, where the main activities are agriculture and artisanship. From generation to generation, the women weavers of Sigsig have learned the delicate craftsmanship of weaving straw hats. They are commonly known as “Panama Hats” but they are originally made in Ecuador.