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Sacrificing llama fat and alcohol to the water source

Small farmers in the Peruvian Andes relate to water as a living being. They sacrifice llama fat, coca leaves and alcohol to the water source. Now, climate change and the global economy may lead to major changes in their culture. Read the interview with Astrid B. Stensrud, University of Oslo in the Research Magazine Apollon (in Norwegian).

Photo: Astrid B. Stensrud

Tags: Peru
Published Dec. 31, 2013 12:00 PM - Last modified Jan. 15, 2014 9:30 AM