The importance of respect for diversity in culture
Cultural diversity refers to the presence of diverse cultures in a society. It is of great importance as a force that drives development, not only economically, but as a way of enriching people's lives. In addition, it is an indispensable component to reduce poverty and achieve the goal of sustainable development.
This people occupied the territory of the current provinces of Cañar and Azuay, however, there is also evidence of Cañari occupations south of Chimborazo, north of Loja and inside El Oro.
The woman wears a white embroidered and laced blouse, preferably black, with a tupo that supports the piece, adorned with red and light blue pearl necklaces, silver earrings with motifs typical of the Cañari worldview, and her hair as a braid.
The men wear embroidered shirts, sashes, and ponchos. Their espadrilles, commonly called oshotas, are made of rubber, suitable for hard work in the fields.