Until recently many Ecuadoran Tigua Indians had never visited the mountain that rises so often from their paintings ?the volcano Cotopaxi. When the government of Ecuador began charging admission, they stopped going. But recently the sons of Ecuador's most famous Tigua painter climbed their sacred source of inspiration for the first time with producer Nancy Hand.
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