Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Requerimiento & Kogi Warning

The Requerimiento (Spanish "requirement" as in "demand") was a written declaration of sovereignty and war, read by Spanish military forces to assert their sovereignty (a dominating control ) over the Americas.
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Requerimiento

Atahualpa, Atahuallpa, Atabalipa, or Atawallpa (March 20, 1497 Cusco, PerĂº – Cajamarca, July 26, 1533), was the last Sapa Inca or sovereign emperor of the Tahuantinsuyu, or the Inca Empire.
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atahualpa

Below is an excerpt from a documentary about the Tairona culture (1970's?)

The Kogi or Kogui or Kaggabba, translated "jaguar" in the Kogi language[1] are a Native American ethnic group that lives in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in Colombia. They are one of the few surviving Pre-Columbian civilizations of South America.
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koguis

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