[aka Amuexa, Yanesha', Amoesha]

Classification: Arawakan




Espiritu Bautista Pascual

Espiritu Bautista Pascual

Espiritu Bautista Pascual was an indigenous Yanesha' (Amuesha) cultural expert and musician who lived in Loma Linda, in the southcentral Peruvian Amazon. He dedicated his life to interviewing Yanesha' elders, documenting Yanesha' oral history and identifying important places in the landscape that were tied to Yanesha' history and traditional knowledge. Part of his legacy is preserved at Photo by Anna Luisa Daigneault, linguistic anthropologist.

Anna Luisa Daigneault

Loma Linda, Peru

Jan. 1, 2008