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Endangered civilizations, The Nahuas of the Sierra de Guerrero
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directed by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995 and Javier Perez Solano, fl. 2000, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2000), 50 mins
Nahualt was the language of the Aztecs. Even today numerous rites of the pre-Colombian period continue to exist on the fringe of the Catholic religion. To the beat of the Teponsastle-the drum incarnation of the god Texcatlipoca-the Human-Jaguars mingle with the faithful. They will martyr and flagellate themselves...
directed by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995 and Javier Perez Solano, fl. 2000, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2000), 50 mins
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Viva Mi Tierra Caliente
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written by Pacho Lane, 1938-; directed by Pacho Lane, 1938- (Rochester, NY: Ethnoscope, 2003), 56 mins
One of the least known but most extraordinary musical regions of Mexico is the Tierra Caliente - the hotlands - in Guerrero & Michoacan states. Juan Reynoso is the last - and perhaps the greatest - of a line of traditional "calentano" violin virtuosos. In the last few years, he and his extraordinary music have gai...
written by Pacho Lane, 1938-; directed by Pacho Lane, 1938- (Rochester, NY: Ethnoscope, 2003), 56 mins
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