Post Tagged with: "Quechua"

The front page of Zenka Sunqu’s Fall/Winter 2017 issue. (Image courtesy of Zenka Sunqu via Brooklyn Paper)

A Brooklyn Paper Published in Indigenous Languages

Brooklyn, Latino, Media January 9, 2018 at 4:32 pm

Zenka Sunqu, a Williamsburg-based newspaper published in English, Spanish, Nahuatl and Quechua, gives a voice to indigenous peoples, reports Brooklyn Paper.

Mónica Patricia Avilés, founder of the Ecuadorian indigenous dance group Ñukanchi Llakta Wawakuna (Children of Our Land), with her daughter. (Photo provided to El Diario)

Rescuing Quechua Roots in Corona One Dance at a Time

Culture, Queens, South American December 15, 2016 at 3:56 pm

Through her folkloric dance group Ñukanchik Llakta Wawakuna, an immigrant Ecuadorean woman in Corona promotes the use of Quechua language and fights discrimination, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Beyond Words: Translating Indigenous Communities
Cultural and social factors are a challenge for court interpretation in indigenous languages.

Beyond Words: Translating Indigenous Communities

Cultural and social factors are a challenge for court interpretation in indigenous languages.

Beyond Words: Translating Indigenous Communities
Cultural and social factors are a challenge for court interpretation in indigenous languages.

言詞之外:翻譯原住民社區

2015年四月弗朗西斯科.關奇克.阿布拉西歐(Francisco Guachiac Ambrocio)失踪了,直到那年年底他才被找到。在整整八個月的時間裡,他的家人唯一確知的是這位54歲的危地馬拉移民在布魯崙賓臣墟的一條街上被警察逮捕了,除此之外他們聽說的所有消息都是傳言。

Collective Kichwa Hatari translated an immigrants' rights guide into Quechua (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario)

Immigrants’ Rights Translated into Quechua

Bronx, Immigration, New York, South American January 11, 2016 at 5:36 pm

In response to ICE’s deportation policies, Ecuadorean indigenous collective Kichwa Hatari has translated an immigrants’ rights guide into the Quechua language, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Remembering the Earthquake in Haiti

Remembering the Earthquake in Haiti

Caribbean, Environment, New York, Traditions, Video January 16, 2015 at 5:29 pm

CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” looks at where the country stands five years after the earthquake and reports on efforts to preserve the indigenous languages of Quechua and Kichwa. The Haitian Times heads to the largest memorial in the Northeast for the anniversary.

The New York Quechua Initiative celebrates an endangered tongue. (Photo by Gwynne Hogan/Voices of NY)

Preserving the Language of the Andes in NY

Featured Posts, Latino, Queens, Voices' Picks March 10, 2014 at 5:12 pm

The New York Quechua Initiative is one of a handful of groups celebrating and promoting endangered languages.

Sun Festival Seeks Harmony in the Americas

Sun Festival Seeks Harmony in the Americas

Culture, Featured Posts, Latino, Traditions August 28, 2013 at 5:25 pm

The Inti Raymi festival in Union Square united the various peoples of the Americas, reports El Diario.

Elvira y Hortensia Colorado fueron pioneras en el campo teatral indígena en NY.

City’s 40,000 Indigenous People Find Voice

Culture, Demographics, In the News, Latino March 13, 2013 at 7:10 pm

With over 40,000 indigenous Latin Americans in the city, initiatives such as organizations, publications, craft and theater groups support a community that distinguishes themselves from Latinos, and the Spanish language, reports El Diario-La Prensa.