Potato Fact #5

In Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Greedo speaks Quechua language as he confronts Han Solo in the Mos Eisley cantina. The Quechua are indigenous potato farmers from the Andes who are known as “The Guardians of the Potato.” The word “potato” derives from the Spanish word “patata” which in turn derives from the Quechua word “papa.”