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Baby catchers of the Amazon
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directed by Stephanie Pommez, fl. 2004 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2005), 52 mins
In Brazil, it is said that a pregnant woman has one foot in her grave. Young mothers depend on traditional midwives who accompany them through the storm of birth giving thanks to their ancestral knowledge which they humbly describe as a 'gift from god'. 'Baby Catchers of the Amazon' is an intimate and moving port...
directed by Stephanie Pommez, fl. 2004 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2005), 52 mins
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The Bakairi Indians of Brazil: Politics, Ecology, and Change
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written by Debra Picchi (Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., 2006, originally published 2000), 252 page(s)
written by Debra Picchi (Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., 2006, originally published 2000), 252 page(s)
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The Taste of Blood: Spirit Possession in Brazilian Candomblé
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written by Jim Wafer, in Contemporary Ethnography (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991, originally published 1991), 237 page(s)
written by Jim Wafer, in Contemporary Ethnography (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991, originally published 1991), 237 page(s)
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Gathering Strength
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directed by Joceny de Deus Pinheiro, 1977-; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2009), 35 mins
Many outsiders believe that the indigenous inhabitants of the Brazilian Northeast disappeared over a century ago. Yet they themselves say that they have never gone away. In November 2006, various community representatives attended the Annual Assembly of Indigenous People in the interior of Ceará State. These meet...
directed by Joceny de Deus Pinheiro, 1977-; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2009), 35 mins
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Landmarks: Tropical Rain Forests, Episode 4, Saving the Forest
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produced by Peter M. Evans, fl. 1990, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Landmarks: Tropical Rain Forests, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990), 19 mins
A series exploring the past and present of two widely differing regions of the world. Set in the rainforests of Brazil and the Cameroon, where lifestyles and habitats are under threat.
produced by Peter M. Evans, fl. 1990, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Landmarks: Tropical Rain Forests, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990), 19 mins
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Savoring the World, 10, Bahia - The Soul of Brazil
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directed by Robert Golden; produced by Paolo Mondadori, in Savoring the World, 10 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2001), 28 mins
The Bahia is a region known as the soul of its country. African, Portuguese and indigenous roots have fostered a durable people with unique religious and social habits. Legends, music and a hearty cuisine have taken root in the soil of this vast area. Bahia lies in the northeast of Brazil, blessed with a 540 mile...
directed by Robert Golden; produced by Paolo Mondadori, in Savoring the World, 10 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2001), 28 mins
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Video in the Villages, Indians in Brazil: A Different Story (Another History)
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written by Vincent Carelli, 1953-; directed by Vincent Carelli, 1953-, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2000), 16 mins
Was Brazil discovered or was it invaded? Indians describe the invasion and occupation of their land by the Portuguese.
written by Vincent Carelli, 1953-; directed by Vincent Carelli, 1953-, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2000), 16 mins
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Video in the Villages, Indians in Brazil: Our Languages
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directed by Vincent Carelli, 1953-, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2000), 20 mins
Part of the Indians in Brazil series, Our Languages relates the historic repression of indigenous languages in Brazil. Many Indian languages were nearly lost thanks to missionaries and merchants - who rewarded Indians for learning Portuguese with status and material gifts - and government-sponsored schools that pu...
directed by Vincent Carelli, 1953-, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2000), 20 mins
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Video in the Villages, Indians in Brazil: Our Rights
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written by Vincent Carelli, 1953-; directed by Vincent Carelli, 1953-, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2000), 18 mins
Our Rights outlines the rights guaranteed to indigenous people by the 1988 Constitution of Brazil: right to land, health, education in their own language and free organization of their communities. Statements from the leader of the Federation of Indigenous Organizations from Rio Negro (FOIRN) and leaders from indi...
written by Vincent Carelli, 1953-; directed by Vincent Carelli, 1953-, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2000), 18 mins
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Video in the Villages, Indians in Brazil: Our Territory (Our Lands)
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written by Vincent Carelli, 1953-; directed by Vincent Carelli, 1953-, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2000), 20 mins
Land rights are the principal source of tension between Indians and whites in Brazil. Conflicting concepts of ownership and use of resources mean that many white settlers believe that "the Indian has too much land."
written by Vincent Carelli, 1953-; directed by Vincent Carelli, 1953-, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2000), 20 mins
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