The curator of the archeological museum is a mestizo, a rare example of an educated Indian who has made it into the middle class. He influences Ernesto’s political views by talking to him about the need to make people respect indigenous cultures and the potential of cultural pride to catalyze political and economic improvement.
Museum Curator Character Timeline in The Motorcycle Diaries
The timeline below shows where the character Museum Curator appears in The Motorcycle Diaries. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
32. Cuzco a Secas (Cuzco Straight)
...looting that took place before the government cared enough to protect ancient artifacts. The museum’s curator, who is a mestizo (of mixed indigenous and European descent) speaks to Ernesto not just... (full context)