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From Honey to Ashes
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written by Lucas Bessire, fl. 2004; directed by Lucas Bessire, fl. 2004; produced by Lucas Bessire, fl. 2004 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 47 mins
In March 2004, one of the world's last voluntarily isolated groups of hunter-gatherers walked out of the forest in northern Paraguay, fleeing ranchers' bulldozers. They formed a new village with their more settled relatives, where they confronted the complexities of learning how to become "Ayoreo Indians" and more...
written by Lucas Bessire, fl. 2004; directed by Lucas Bessire, fl. 2004; produced by Lucas Bessire, fl. 2004 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 47 mins
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Her Name Came on Arrows: A Kinship Interview with the Baruya of New Guinea
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written by Allison Jablonko, 1936-, Marek Jablonko, 1927-2002 and Stephen Olsson; produced by Allison Jablonko, 1936-, Marek Jablonko, 1927-2002 and Stephen Olsson; interview by Maurice Godelier, 1934- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1982), 26 mins
In the eastern highlands of Papua New Guinea, French anthropologist Maurice Godelier invites five of his Baruya friends and informants to his house to discuss Baruya kinship and rules of marriage. As Godelier poses questions, the kinship rules that provide the cohesive fabric of Baruya culture are brought to life.
written by Allison Jablonko, 1936-, Marek Jablonko, 1927-2002 and Stephen Olsson; produced by Allison Jablonko, 1936-, Marek Jablonko, 1927-2002 and Stephen Olsson; interview by Maurice Godelier, 1934- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1982), 26 mins
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Modern American Indian Culture
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produced by Selma Thomas, fl. 1985; in Indian Self-Rule: A Problem of History (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 8 mins
Today, many non-Indians buy souvenirs from what they believe is a vanishing culture, and don't understand why modern Indians don't resemble their 18th century ancestors. In this view, 18th century Indian culture is the true native culture; modern Indians should honor the past in special ceremonies or festivals, bu...
produced by Selma Thomas, fl. 1985; in Indian Self-Rule: A Problem of History (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 8 mins
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Kalahari Family, A Kalahari Family Part 3: Real Water
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written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005 and Claire Ritchie, fl. 1991; produced by Lorna Jean Marshall, 1898-2002 and John Marshall, 1932-2005, in Kalahari Family (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 57 mins
Ju/'hoan farming communities multiply during the 1980s only to face a new threat. The Department of Nature Conservation wants to create a game reserve on Ju/'hoan territory. People will be forbidden to raise livestock or crops. Instead, Ju/'hoansi will be encouraged to act like "Bushmen" and hunt for the amusement...
written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005 and Claire Ritchie, fl. 1991; produced by Lorna Jean Marshall, 1898-2002 and John Marshall, 1932-2005, in Kalahari Family (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 57 mins
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Mr. Patterns
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written by Nic Testoni and Jo Plumley; directed by Catriona McKenzie; produced by Nic Testoni and Jo Plumley (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 55 mins
Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers should be aware that this content may contain images or names of people who have since passed away. Mr. Patterns tells the story of Geoff Bardon who, together with the Papunya artists, was a catalyst for what many consider one of the greatest art movements of...
written by Nic Testoni and Jo Plumley; directed by Catriona McKenzie; produced by Nic Testoni and Jo Plumley (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 55 mins
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Threads of Life: Hemp and Gender in a Hmong Village
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written by Kathie Culhane-Pera, 1953-; directed by Susan Morgan and Kathie Culhane-Pera, 1953-; produced by Kathie Culhane-Pera, 1953- and Susan Morgan (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1994), 28 mins
For centuries Hmong people have lived in the mountains of China and Southeast Asia. They have in more recent history fled Laos as refugees and resettled in the Americas, Australia and Europe.
written by Kathie Culhane-Pera, 1953-; directed by Susan Morgan and Kathie Culhane-Pera, 1953-; produced by Kathie Culhane-Pera, 1953- and Susan Morgan (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1994), 28 mins
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Video in the Villages, Conflicts in the Amazon: Free-for-all in Sararé
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written by Vincent Carelli, 1953-, Maurizio Longobardi and Virgínia Valadão, 1952-1998; directed by Virgínia Valadão, 1952-1998, Vincent Carelli, 1953- and Maurizio Longobardi, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 27 mins
More than six thousand gold and mineral prospectors have invaded the Nambiquara reserve of Sararé, Brazil, while loggers raid the area's mahogany rich forests. Only pressure from the World Bank, with whom the government of Mato Grosso is negotiating a loan, promises to bring an end to the gross environmental degr...
written by Vincent Carelli, 1953-, Maurizio Longobardi and Virgínia Valadão, 1952-1998; directed by Virgínia Valadão, 1952-1998, Vincent Carelli, 1953- and Maurizio Longobardi, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 27 mins
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Video in the Villages, Video Cannibalism
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written by Mylton Severiano, fl. 1995; directed by Vincent Carelli, 1953-, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1995), 17 mins
The Video in the Villages project introduces video among the Enauene Naue Indians, a group still isolated in the north of Mato Grosso. The 10th group to have been visited by the project, these Indians are very extroverted and respond with surprising, high-spirited performances.
written by Mylton Severiano, fl. 1995; directed by Vincent Carelli, 1953-, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1995), 17 mins
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Demaraction of Waiapi Land
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in Amazon Projects: Signs Don't Speak, Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 2 mins
While the Waiapi of Brazil used to roam freely, the discovery of gold in their territory caused outsiders to come in and disturb the environment. The Waiapi were willing to share their land, but they desired specific areas to be set aside for themselves only. Thus demarcation efforts - which took 11 years - began.
in Amazon Projects: Signs Don't Speak, Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 2 mins
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Video in the Villages, Conflicts in the Amazon: It's Now or Never! Twenty Years of Struggles
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written by Mari Correa, fl. 1986 and Vincent Carelli, 1953-; directed by Vincent Carelli, 1953-; produced by Centro de Trabalho Indigenista, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1998), 31 mins
In April 1997, the Makuxi Indians of North Roraima commemorate their struggle to have their land holdings recognized by the Brazilian government. Through testimonials, skits and animation, they re-create a history of forced labor and exploitation at the hands of whites.
written by Mari Correa, fl. 1986 and Vincent Carelli, 1953-; directed by Vincent Carelli, 1953-; produced by Centro de Trabalho Indigenista, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1998), 31 mins
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