Nina Kinti-Moss

Lecturer, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies
Primary office:
320 Bailey Hall



Current Research & Projects
Mastering all the Kechwa dialects of Ecuador , Peru and Bolivia , then integrating the dialectical variations into the Kechwa textbook which she has written.
Research Interests

Ecuadorian culture and Quichua language

Selected Publications

“La Política de Preservar el Kechwa.” Revista Yachaikuna 2 (Dec. 2001). Publicación Semestral, Instituto Científico de Culturas Indígenas, ICCI . Amauta Runakunapak Yachay - Instituto Científico de Culturas Indígenas, Quito, Ecuador.

“Imaxina charapakunata wakichina? (How can we preserve and protect the turtles?).” Charapa umallikuy Zabala llaqta, Kofan kixpichijwasi, Equador yanapaj. Dan Brinkmeier, author. Martina Masaquiza, translator. Field Museumwan, Chikago, EE.UU.Summer, 2001.

“A Pan-Indigenous Vision of Indigenous Studies.” Indigenous Nations Studies Journal 1.1 (Spring 2004).

Learning the Kechwa Language, unpublished textbook of 28 Kechwa lessons covering introductory, intermediate and advanced Kechwa.

Courses Taught

LAA 302/602
LING 491/575
Quichua I
Quichua II
Quichua III


B.S. Education, University of Wisconsin, Madison (1985); M.S.S.W. University of Wisconsin, Madison (1988)

Language Competence Spanish (5); Quechua (5)


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