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PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/austinhoward The South America Podcast: From the Andes to the Amazon and almost to Antarctica Dr. Janis Nuckolls is an anthropological linguist with field experience primarily in Amazonian Ecuador, province of Pastaza. Her research interests centre on the cultural poetics of Kichwa (Quichua) verbal practice and the role of ideophones and grammatical categories such… Read more
It is interesting to note that so many Kichwa communities know mixed marriages with Shuar and/or Shiwiar speakers and yet many older individuals continue to see these communities as not only outsiders, but unbaptised barbarians or savages. In my short personal experience in meeting speakers of Kichwa from Napo and Pastaza, I have seen mixed… Read more
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