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illumiNATIONS: Inka Road Food Fiesta

Fri Feb 21, 2020
6:30pm to 9:00pm
All
Free
Enjoy an evening exploring the foods found in communities that live along the Inka Road of South America.
 
Freddie Bitsoie (Diné), executive chef of the Mitsitam Native Foods Café and the Embassy of Peru’s chef Elmer Gutiérrez will share the stories and food traditions that sustained and continue to support the diverse peoples of the area. Visit the Mitsitam Café to purchase food and drinks from this specialty menu.
 
Between chef demonstrations, visitors can enjoy the music of RAYMI, an Andean group playing traditional instruments. Explore the exhibition The Great Inka Road after hours with special talks from museum staff about farming and cooking along the Inka Road, and the engineering behind the stunning suspension bridges that allow travelers to move food along the Inka Road to this day.
 
Take your selfie with Ande the Llama along the Inka Road and visit the gift shop for books dedicated to this special exhibit. 
 
Admission is free, but registration is required.

National Museum of the American Indian
4th Street and Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC
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