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The Andean Indian Peoples' Gift to the World: The Potato

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Honey Molinski

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Transcript of The Andean Indian Peoples' Gift to the World: The Potato

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Ecuador
Brazil
Bolivia
Columbia
Argentina
Paraguay
Uruguay
Venezuela
Guyana
Suriname
French
Guiana
Netherlands
image source © paintinghere.org
Great Famine
aka "Irish Potato Famine"
1845-1852
"The Potato Eaters"
by Vincent van Gogh
April 1885
Ireland
"Andean Farmers Managing Potato Diversity"
Source: vimeo.com/12454912 by Paul Bordoni
Machu Picchu
Peru
Chuño
a freeze-dried potato traditionally made by the Quechua (ketch-wa) and Aymara peoples of Bolivia and Peru
This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons
by Eric in SF taken at a small market in Peru April 2006
This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons
Originally from the Agricultural Research Service
of the United States Department of Agriculture
ruined by late blight
Thousands of potato varieties were grown at varying altitudes and temperatures
As of 2010, according to the UN Food & Agriculture Organization...
is currently the top potato producer in the world
followed by
China
India
Image Source: www.smithsonianmag.com
At the time of the Spanish Conquest in the 16th Century, the Andean Indian peoples had cultivated over 3,000 varieties of the potato in the slopes and valleys of the Andes Mountains.
Andean Indian peoples have been farming the potato for over 7,000 years now!
Image source http://whc.unesco.org
by © Silvan Rehfeld
Image Source: www.smithsonianmag.com
Lima
The International Potato Society in Lima, Peru reports that there are over 4,300 native potato varieties...most of which are found in the Andes Mountains
"Potato"
The Andean Indian Peoples' Gift to the World:
The Potato
by Honey Molinski
Intro. to Aboriginal Education
University of Winnipeg Winter 2013

Approximately 250 potato varieties
in North America

Deep-fried potato cakes
Image Source: http://www.endlesssimmer.com/2011/01/25/top-10-foods-only-australia-could-have-invented/
Image Source: http://www.frenchies-diner.com
Image Source: paradiseintheworld.com
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