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9 09, 2017

Who were the Valdivia people? South American history

By |2018-11-09T08:22:30-08:00September 9th, 2017|History, South America|0 Comments

Valdivian carving, ca. 3500-2000 BC The first people in Ecuador People probably first reached Ecuador by boat, about 13,000 BC. They were coming down the Pacific Coast from North America. These people settled [...]

8 09, 2017

Central and South American food

By |2018-04-19T15:03:08-08:00September 8th, 2017|Central America, Food, South America|0 Comments

Aztec men sharing a meal When people first came to Central and South America, perhaps about 15,000 BC, they hunted and gathered all of their food. They picked wild potatoes, wild teosinte (the ancestor of corn), wild beans and [...]

8 09, 2017

South American and Central American architecture

By |2018-04-12T08:53:21-08:00September 8th, 2017|Architecture, Central America, South America|0 Comments

Olmec Pyramid, La Venta, Mexico (500 BC) The earliest big buildings from South America are in Ecuador and Peru, along the Pacific coast. The Norte Chico people and the Valdivia people built [...]