Lynn A. Meisch

Lynn A. Meisch was smitten by the peoples and cultures of the Andes during her travels there in the early 1970s. She has spent nearly thirty of the past forty years conducting research in Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia on traditional textiles, tourism, indigenous rights, music, and globalization. She is Professor of Anthropology at Saint Mary’s College of California, located in Moraga.

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