One of the places where this book is being used
is Calera de Tango's Gabriela Mistral School.
Teacher Purísima Sologuren thinks the book
"help kids become aware that the places where
they play are very important for the community.
Now they value and do not throw junk at the Chena
Hill, where there is an Inca ruin".
Calera de Tango (40 minutes away from Santiago)
is known for its church, built by the Jesuits
during the Colonial time, and for the Inca ruins,
built five hundred years before the arrival of
the Spanish conquerors.
To rescue patrimony
in daily life
Chilean Cultural Heritage Corporation edited the
book with the funding of the Andes Foundation
and the Compañía Manufacturera de
Papeles y Cartones. It has the sponsoring of the
Ministry of Education and the National Committee
for the Cooperation with UNESCO. The author of
the book is Beatriz García-Huidobro.
was supervised by psychologist Neva Milicic and
coordinated by Chilean Cultural Heritage Corporation's
vice-president, Cecilia García-Huidobro,
who worked on the edition along anthropologer
Francisco Mena Larraín. It is now being
used in thirty of the Metropolitan Region's Grammar
Schools and four at Chiloé, the biggest
island at Chile's south.