National Geographic : 1916 May
Photograph by Hiram Bingham A BOY SHEPHERD AND HIS SHEEP: NEAR CHINCHEROS,. PERU As soon as they are able to walk the little Indian children of Peru are set to work. They are early taught to collect firewood and forage wherever they can. They have no toys and live a playless childhood. It is not an uncommon sighttosee alittle three-year-old girl driving hnri .a shen lnaded with small branches which she herself has collected for firewood.