Issue - August 2009



August 2009

Editorial

Inside this edition: Satoshi Shibata tells us about Incallajta ruins and the Projects helping improve it; the dancers of Urkupina by Minato Kobori; Rachel Dakin questions the rise in production in the fashion industry; and finally Walter Sanchez with another story about the Rio Rocha.read more...

August 2009

Editorial

Inside this edition: Satoshi Shibata tells us about Incallajta ruins and the Projects helping improve it; the dancers of Urkupina by Minato Kobori; Rachel Dakin questions the rise in production in the fashion industry; and finally Walter Sánchez with another story about the Río Rocha.

The main objective of the cocha-banner is to promote different types of social work and happenings inCochabamba or Bolivia in general, many of which thepeople of Cochabamba and visitors are unaware of. Itis geared to help organizations, foundations and othergroups spread the word of the work they do.

If you would like to present an article to publish in the cocha-banner or have any comments please send it to our email address:

cocha_banner@yahoo.co.uk

Cocha-banner is sponsored by: Projects Abroad an international development organisation.

Ximena Noya
Editor

People & Incallajta, a cultural link to the future

The conceptions of history have been almost as numerous as the men who have written it. For many, it is the purpose of satisfying our curiosity regarding the past or a significant academic tool for creating future inventions. From its studies, a great deal of attention has been reflected on to the role of linking cultural heritage to processes of local development. This being not a vision, but an ability to generate dynamic processes related to identity. With archaeology, heritage, culture in the current context, and a philosophy of active participation by local actors, the Archeology Department of Cochabamba commits itself to the case of Incan recognition…

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