Indigenous Cultures and Food

In Chiloé, I visited the Dalcahue Museum.

Dalca canoe, similar to southern Yagán canoe
Chiloé is known for its wide variety of potatoes, which Darwin disparaged.  The island is home to hundreds of varieties of potato, and DNA studies have demonstrated that Chiloé is the original global home of the potato.

Lunch in Chiloe
A map of pre-Columbian indigenous cultures, at Santiago’s Museum of Pre-Columbian Art

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