The Grandsons of Inkar�r />
Explicit in the Q'ero version of the myth recounted below is the Q'ero's claim that they are descendants of this first Inka--they are lnkar� grandsons. What is not explicit is their belief that Inkar�estowed upon the Q'ero a unique and precious gift. According to our guides, Juan and Am鲩co, the Q'ero claim that Inkar�equeathed them mystical knowledge, designating them keepers of the ancient knowledge, a reputation they retain to this day among Andean paqos. In contrast to the Q'ero, the people of Cuzco, the imperial capital, were bequeathed the administrative...