Otavalos

Otavalos

About Otavalos

The Otavalos are an indigenous people native to Imbabura Province in northern Ecuador. The Otavalos inhabit also the city of Otavalo in the above mentioned province. Commerce and "handcrafts" are among the principal economic activities of the Otavalos who enjoy superior standard of living than most indigenous groups in Ecuador and many mestizos of their area.

Contributions by Chiton magnificus, 70.192.200.119, and Smallbones.