Spanish original and English translation excerpted from: Kellogg, Susan and Matthew Restall, eds. 1998. Dead Giveaways: Indigenous Testaments of Colonial Mesoamerica and the Andes. Karen Vieira Powers, trans. Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah Press, pp. 204–208. The original document is in the Archivo Nacional de Quito, Cacicazgos 38, 75, 1788: 8–21; Cacicazgos 32, 52, 1754:.43v–69V.

To read more:

Larson, Brooke, Olivia Harris and Enrique Tandeter. 1995. Ethnicity, markets, and migration in the Andes: At the crossroads of history and anthropology. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press.

Millones, Luis. 1987. Historia y poder en los Andes centrales: Desde los orígenes al siglo XVII. Madrid: Alianza.

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