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Judging by the way Guaman Poma describes these, what do the Incas especially value? How do his descriptions of other paths support your conclusions about this? . In what ways are the paths set out for boys and men different from those for girls and women? In what ways are they similar? What does this suggest about Inca society? Guaman Poma’s line drawing shows a woman weaving fine cloth on a back-strap loom. (De Agostini Picture Library/ The Bridgeman Art Library) . Guaman Poma wrote this about eighty years after the Spanish conquest of Peru.

All members of the ayllu owed allegiance to kuracas, or clan leaders, who typically traced the most direct lineage to the ancestor, or huaca. This lineage made them both temporal and spiritual leaders of their ayllu: the kuraca was the living member of the community who had the most direct communion with the spirit world inhabited by the huaca. An Andean family’s identity came from membership in an ayllu’s ancestral kinship, and its subsistence came from participation in the broader community’s shared farming across vertical climate zones.

Gulf of M ex ic o Tres Zapotes Laguna de los Cerros San Lorenzo Olmecs La Venta El Manatí PA CI FI C OC EA N 0 Olmec site 0 100 100 200 miles 200 kilometers YUCATÁ YU YUC AT N ATÁ PEN INS ULA PENINS UL PENINSULA Ancient Societies What patterns established by early societies shaped civilization in Mesoamerica and the Andes? e. emerging civilizations in Mesoamerica and the Andes established lasting patterns of production, culture, and social organization that would long influence societies of the Americas.

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