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The Alcalde Vara is weeping and telling how poor he has become during his year of service. He refers to himself as an orphan, meaning he is poor because he doesn't have kin to help him with his obligations.The scene is at the Chapel of Qonopa. Women are serving trago and chicha.
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Yarqa Aspiy ritual series : 34
SubjectYarqa Aspiy (Ritual)
Rites & ceremonies
Politics & government
Web Citation 2
Billie Jean Isbell Andean Collection, Images from the Andes: Collection Highlights: Rituals: http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/collection/Isbell/rituals
Isbell, Billie Jean. To Defend Ourselves: Ecology and Ritual in an Andean Village. Prospect Heights, Ill.: Waveland Press, 1985. http://hdl.handle.net/1813/2135 Chapter 6
To Defend Ourselves, Ecology and Ritual in an Andean Village, by Billie Jean Isbell. Waveland Press, 1985, chapter 6, section 2 (p. 138-145): http://hdl.handle.net/1813/2135
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