Clothing made of the wool of vicuñas and guanacos was exclusively for the inca and the nobility in ancient inca culture the development of the textile industry and trade had an important role in society and politics.
Inca civilization the inca civilization was the largest pre-columbian civilization in the americas and cusco was its capital the best kept example of its architecture is machu picchu.
Through movements, coordination, and choreographed sequences of bodies dance communicates the dancers feelings as well as a lot of information the different communities of cuzco express their identity and culture through their dance, and this has a very long history here, from well before the spanish came. The incas speak quechua, which is a native american language of south america the following are common dances and rituals of the inca, or quechuan, culture: qamili: practiced on a grand scale with a huge chorale and special dresses, the qamili comes from the cities of maca and cabanaconde saratarpuy: sara=corn, tarpuy=sowing. This was taken at the cuzco cultural centre in peru, showcasing the traditional inca dancing (very similar to some highland music) . This dance is native to the legendary pre-inca culture of the wancas in the valley of mantaro it is a competition and resistance dance during the harvest festivals in may and june.
After the fall of the inca empire many aspects of inca culture were systematically destroyed, including their sophisticated farming system, known as the vertical archipelago model of agriculture spanish colonial officials used the inca mita corvée labor system for colonial aims, sometimes brutally. Inca dancing peru peruvian dance culture dates back to the time of the incas and macchu picho – before the spanish invadors came to peru these are authentic peruvian dances performed by el centro qosqo de arte nativo - cusco peru.
Dance and songs were also used to report historic facts, myths and legends of the origin of the incas the objective of agricultural, livestock and warrior dances was to maintain a good relationship with the divinities who they believed helped in bringing successful crops, healthy livestock and win battles. Inca music has a unique genre which is the result of generations of ethnic and cultural mix the arrival of the spaniards in the inca empire meant that the purity of their music was lost as it was then influenced by new rhythms and instruments.
Inca dance culture: an introduction the true indigenous peoples of the americas are the pre-columbian residents of the continent, their descendants and many ethnic groups who are associated with those historical civilizations. After the fall of the inca empire many aspects of inca culture were systematically destroyed, including their sophisticated farming system, during this ceremony the family would invite all relatives to their house for food and dance and then each member of the family would get to cut a piece of hair off of the young child after.