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He was called by the Spanish conquerors Ruminagui Irruminabi or Orominabi According to some colonial historians Rumiahui was Huayna Capacs son in an Ati which was a lineage of Quito Struggle for independence was not a new thing for an Ati who had accompanied Atahualpa When he saw Atahualpa defeated and all the vassals running away he came back home in order to organize a warlike defense He assumed rapidly dictatorial powers and called all the peoples around Quito for the defense against the barbudos as he called the Spanish conquerors for their long beards Rumiahui punished cruelty the people whom not assisted with the same attitude other compatriots like Quisquis Calicuchima Eplicachima followed Rumiahui demands An Inca betrayer assassinated Quisquis and the Spanish burned Calicuchima alive Rumiahui counted with 12000 men for the organization of the indigenous resistance and some heroes such as Zopozopangui Nina Razo-Razo Quingalumba etc helped him In Llactacunga the chief Tucomango was organizing the resistance and in los Chillos the chief Quimbalembo The resistance force was very well organized they were ready to defeat the invaders when suddenly began the eruption of the volcano Tungurahua in July 1534 and almost all the Indians saw in it the wrath of the divine expression and the announcement of a fatality so they run away scared Rumiahui started to go back and in his way he burned shacks of Mocha and Llactacunga with strategic intentions in that way he could eliminate possible lodgings for the foreigners When he arrived to Quito he also destroyed it he did the same with the god sun or Acllacunas then took out all the idols and jewels from the temples picked all the gold and precious stones from the houses brought together more than 5000 young indigenous 11 Atahualpas sons with all their baggage and Quito remained desolate Benalczar started his persecution and found Rumiahui in a distant and almost inaccessible mountain of
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