Cultural diversity is an important part 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.
Its typical preparations are maitos, chontacuros, roast beef, carachama broth, Creole chicken broth, chicha de chonta and yucca, as a fresh drink, guayusa water. In the Shuar community: the typical food is made with meat and fish from wild animals, always accompanied by different types of chicha de Yuca, chicha de Maduro chicha de chonta in season
Chonta Festival: This is the most important celebration of the Shure people in the Amazon region. It evokes the end of the harvest in gratitude to Pacha Mama, the annual production of uwi or chonta, the festival of the snake: this is what happens when someone recovers from a snake bite. The tzantsa: This is a warrior ritual that makes Shuar different and terrifying. Serpent Ritual: It is only performed when bitten by a serpent, to celebrate that the bitten person is not dead, and also to drive away serpents and prevent them from biting again.
The typical clothing basically consists of long blouses of varied colors and knee-length pants. In addition, they carry a headband of feathers, bow and arrows as well as other hunting tools.
Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca is located in an inter-Andean valley of the Ecuadorian Sierra Austral. This city is the capital of the province of Azuay, which to the East with the provinces of Morona Santiago and Zamora Chinchipe and to the West with Guayas and El Oro.