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Along the Inca Trail : Sacred Valley, Modern Times
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produced by National Geographic (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2000), 28 mins
Two months into her journey and well into the high mountains of northern Peru, Karin meets a sorcerer - a man with the power to cure ills and see into the future. She takes the opportunity to participate with him in an all-night healing ceremony, which requires drinking San Pedro cactus juice and snorting liquid t...
produced by National Geographic (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2000), 28 mins
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Beneath the Jungle and Beyond
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directed by Dale Johnson (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2010), 1 hour 22 mins
Mesoamerica. About 13000 years before the time of Christ a consortium of autonomous city/kingdoms developed and flourished in a region now mapped as southern Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras. They thrived until around the fifteenth century AD, leaving behind astounding monuments to the energy, industry, and...
directed by Dale Johnson (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2010), 1 hour 22 mins
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Big Catch: A Practical Introduction to Development
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written by A. F. Robertson (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1995, originally published 1995), 154 page(s)
written by A. F. Robertson (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1995, originally published 1995), 154 page(s)
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Box of Treasures
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written by Chuck Olin, 1937-2005; directed by Chuck Olin, 1937-2005; produced by Chuck Olin, 1937-2005, U'mista Cultural Centre (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1983), 29 mins
In the late 19th century, the Canadian government removed ritual objects from the possession of the Kwakiut'l, a Native American community on the Northwest Coast. The 'potlatch', as it was called, was their way of celebrating their culture, their identity and their heritage. A ritual passing down of treasures, it...
written by Chuck Olin, 1937-2005; directed by Chuck Olin, 1937-2005; produced by Chuck Olin, 1937-2005, U'mista Cultural Centre (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1983), 29 mins
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Cannibal Culture: Art, Appropriation, & the Commodification of Difference
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written by Deborah Root (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1996, originally published 1996), 260 page(s)
written by Deborah Root (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1996, originally published 1996), 260 page(s)
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Corpse Lives with Family
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produced by National Geographic Film & Television (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2015), 4 mins
In the village of Toraja, Indonesia, animistic tradition dictates that corpses live with families until they can be buried in lavish funerals. In the meantime, the family treats the corpse as if it is still a living person.
produced by National Geographic Film & Television (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2015), 4 mins
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Crop Circles
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produced by National Geographic Film & Television (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2015), 2 mins
A story on crop circles in England. A crop circle researcher and a crop circle maker each discuss the possibility of intelligent life from another planet creating these designs.
produced by National Geographic Film & Television (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2015), 2 mins
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Forbidden Rites, Human Sacrifice
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directed by Tom Sheahan, fl. 1999 and Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Forbidden Rites (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1999), 53 mins
The documentary gives insight into the ancient rituals and religious practices involved in human sacrifice. The Forbidden Rites trilogy explores cannibalism, head hunting and human sacrifice. This series includes first-hand accounts, expert interviews, and rarely seen footage. It reveals the legends behind man-ea...
directed by Tom Sheahan, fl. 1999 and Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Forbidden Rites (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1999), 53 mins
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Forbidden Rites, Human Sacrifice (Teacher's Edition)
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directed by Tom Sheahan, fl. 1999 and Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Forbidden Rites (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1999), 53 mins

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The documentary gives insight into the ancient rituals and religious practices involved in human sacrifice.The Forbidden Rites trilogy explores cannibalism, head hunting and human sacrifice. This series includes first-hand accounts, expert interviews, and rarely seen footage....

directed by Tom Sheahan, fl. 1999 and Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Forbidden Rites (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1999), 53 mins
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The Frozen Tomb of Mongolia
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directed by Cédric Robion, fl. 2007 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2014), 53 mins
In the frozen steppes of the Altay, a Franco-Mongolian archeological expedition prepares to excavate the tomb of an Eastern Scythian warrior, 2 300 years old. Their ritual practice of deep burial of the dead, in combination with extreme climatic conditions, may mean that these scientists will discover the last fro...
directed by Cédric Robion, fl. 2007 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2014), 53 mins
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