National Geographic : 1929 Jan
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE ONE OF THE ECUADOR EXPEDITION BOYS PAUSES TO REFLECT Most of Ecuador's civilized Indians are of the Quichua tribe. They are a hardy race and capable of prolonged exertion, with little rest or nourishment. Under their mask of stolidity there are latent abilities, for members of their race have risen, under favorable circumstances, to high places in the country. The admixture of Indian and white blood has produced a half caste people known as Cholos.