Puno, Quechua
Indigenous Group Puno, Quechua
Location Peru, Puno Department, Puno, Northeast Arequipa, Highland Area Of Moquegua
Estimated Population 500,000 (2002, SIL International)
Environment Highland / Plateau / Harsh
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Eco Tourism / Agriculture / Animal Husbandry
Level of Assimilation Traditional
Language Family Quechua, Puno
Classification: Quechuan, Quechua II, C
Alternate Names: Quechua Qollaw, Quechua Collao
Dialects: North Bolivian Quechua, Cailloma Quechua. Mutually intelligible with Cusco Quechua and North Bolivian Quechua: possibly sufficient to understand complex and abstract discourse
Website URLs Gems and Hope: Post-Credit Training and Capacity Building for Female Entrepreneurs in Puno, Peru
Puno: Geography and Climate
Ethnologue: Puno, A Language Of Peru
NGOs Asociacion De Criadores De Camelidos Andinos De La Region (ACRICAR)
Care’s Work: Quality and Equity in Intercultural Education in Puno (Kawsay)
Centro de Investigación en Recursos Naturales y Medio Ambiente (CIRNMA)
World Job and Food Bank (WJFB)