After leaving Cusco, I spent my final week in Peru in Lima to do some final research for my project.  This mostly consisted of visits to libraries, museums and archaeological sites as well as communication with the contacts I wished to interview while in Lima.  A prominent Quechua linguist, Rodolfo Cerron-Palomino, was out of the country while I was in Lima, but luckily I have been able to secure an e-mail interview with him in the coming weeks.  Furthermore, my original contact in the Ministerio de Cultura has changed jobs since the last time I spoke with him, so I now have the contact information for his replacement and am awaiting confirmation for an e-mail interview with her as well. 

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