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Appeal Concerning the Priests


Guamán Poma

1535 CE – 1616 CE

Don Felipe Guamán Poma de Ayala, a native Andean man who claimed noble Quechua ancestry, was born in the province of Lucanas, Viceroyalty of Peru. Guamán Poma’s native tongue was Quechua, but he was educated by religious men in Spanish and the Catholic faith and spent most of his life in the city of Huamanga, known today as Ayacucho.

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