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AFRO-PERUVIAN

Afro-Peruvians are Peruvians of afro-descent. The first Africans were brought in 1548 and slavery was abolished in 1854. Afro-Peruvians make up 10% of the population with 2,900,000 Afro-Peruvians.  They can be found in Lambayeque, Piura, Lima, Callao, provinces of Canete, Chincha, Pisco, Nazca. The African influences are: FOOD- anticucho, picarones, carapulcra con sopa seca, tacu tacu;  MUSIC AND DANCE- criollo music, Peruvian marinera dance.

For Afro-Paraguayan History and Culture 

 

History - Minority Rights (Afro-Peruvian)

 

History - Afro-Peruvian - Afropedea

History - The First Slaves

Photos, History and Culture- Afro- Peruvians of Peru, South America. – Africani Sankofa (wordpress.com)

 

Ministerio de Cultura de Perú (Afro-Peruano)- Población Afroperuana (cultura.pe)

 

Video history and culture- https://youtu.be/F8dhBoqDNUA

 

Video and article- In Peru, black is an invisible color (worldbank.org)

 

Video History and Culture with Henry Gates Jr. - https://youtu.be/Ufut6qxt1ro


 

Afro-Peruvian  Music and Dance Resources 

 

Info-The Enduring Spirit Of Black Peru And Afro-Peruvian Music (theculturetrip.com)

Video Criollo Music- https://youtu.be/3txYSGlaB5o

Video Susana Baca- https://youtu.be/oEU2AiIbmr4

Video Afro-Peru Dance- https://youtu.be/qgah34cPa2I