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illumiNATIONS: Inka Road Food Fiesta

February 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Enjoy an evening exploring the foods found in communities that live along the Inka Road of South America. Freddie Bitsoie (Diné), executive chef of the Mitsitam Native Foods Café and the Embassy of Peru’s chef Elmer Gutiérrez will share the stories and food traditions that sustained and continue to support the diverse peoples of the area. Visit the Mitsitam Café to purchase food and drinks from this specialty menu.

Visitors can enjoy the music of RAYMI, an Andean group playing traditional instruments. Explore the exhibition The Great Inka Road after hours with special talks from museum staff about the engineering behind the stunning suspension bridges that allow travelers to move food along the Inka Road to this day. Take your own selfie with Ande the Llama along the Inka Road.

This program is free, but tickets are required. Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of Peru.


National Museum of the American Indian
Fourth Street & Independence Ave
SW, DC 20560 United States
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