An ayllu is the occupation assigned to you by the Inca government.
A traditional Inca greeting, as in ¨Ayllu. How are you?”
A grouping of Inca families based on which gods the group worshipped.
A grouping of Inca families based on wealth and occupation.
Language, religion, quipu, & history.
Writing, military history, public speaking
Military strategy, leadership, philosophy
Agricultural science, language arts, mechanical magic
Girls learned the same things as Inca boys.
Girls learned home-making skills and religion.
Girls learned how to read omens and interpret signs.
Girls learned astronomy and farming.
Between 10 and 11 million.
Between 6 and 7 million.
Between 8 and 9 million.
All Inca could expect to be well fed.
Eat or be eaten.
Eat well tonight, for tomorrow we fight.
Finish your vegetables or no dessert!
Tinker and tailor.
Soldier and spy.
Weavers and potters.
Farmers and herders.
Gold, silver and vicuna.
Bronze, gold and silver.
Copper, tin, and nickel
Gold, Bronze and patina.
Patterns on the textiles told a story.
The most common textile colors were red, black and mollusk.
The best textiles were so fine they felt like silk.
Geometric patterns were used to distinguish one’s social class.
Their job was filled with repetitive tasks.
All Inca workers were members of unions.
If their productivity increased, workers could earn more.
They worked 40 hour per week.
A man's hairstyle was a sign of social class.
It had to match their earplugs.
It had to match the Sapa Inca's hairstyle.
Hairstyle marked your level of education.
The rich and poor dressed the same.
All Inca dressed the same.
A commoner's clothing was made of rougher wool.
Hats were popular with the working class.
Corn, quinoa, and potatoes.
Potatoes, rice, and gerbils.
Chicha, bread, and kebabs.
Llama meat and potatoes.
It provided a frosty treat during the hot Summer months.
It preserved the food for later use.
It made the food lighter to carry during travel.
It saved precious water supplies.
Meat was not eaten, the Inca were vegetarian.
It is when food is grown in pots.
It is when food is gown on flat steps cut into a steep surface.
It is a small family garden.
It is a community pea-patch.