This special symposium celebrates the opening of the National Museum of the American Indian’s landmark exhibition, The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire, with a fascinating look at the material, political, economic, and religious structures that integrated more than one hundred Native nations and millions of people in the powerful Andean Empire known as the Tawantinsuyu. In this segment, Celina Rincón, Ministry of Culture, Colombia, speaks on “Inka Expansion: The Road Network in Colombia.”
Celina Rincón is an architect, from the National University of Colombia. She specialized in Urban and Regional Planning in Venice, Italy. In addition, she earned a Masters in Restoration and Rehabilitation of Heritage, in Alcala de Henares, Spain, with 20 years of experience in cultural heritage and urban planning. She is an advisor to the Director of Heritage, Colombian Ministry of Culture, for managing World Heritage issues.
The symposium was recorded at the Rasmuson Theater of the National Museum of the American Indian on June 25-26, 2015.