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Earth is Our Mother, 1, Two Indian Tribes in South America
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written by Peter Elsass, 1955-; directed by Peter Elsass, 1955-, in Earth is Our Mother, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 53 mins
Anthropologist and psychologist Peter Elsass studied two Indian tribes in Colombia and Venezuela over a 16-year period. In his film, The Earth is Our Mother (Part I), we see their different ways of dealing with encroaching white civilization. The Motilon Indians in the lowland of Venezuela gave up their traditiona...
written by Peter Elsass, 1955-; directed by Peter Elsass, 1955-, in Earth is Our Mother, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 53 mins
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Earth is Our Mother, 2, The Journey Back
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written by Peter Elsass, 1955-; directed by Peter Elsass, 1955-; produced by Louise M. Gallup, in Earth is Our Mother, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 50 mins
In The Journey Back (Part II), the filmmakers return after several years to show the original film (The Earth is Our Mother) to the tribes and learn how they feel about their representation. This follow-up film concentrates on the Arhuaco Indians who continue to maintain their strong spiritual and cultural identit...
written by Peter Elsass, 1955-; directed by Peter Elsass, 1955-; produced by Louise M. Gallup, in Earth is Our Mother, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 50 mins
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Earth is Our Mother, Last Manaschi: The Kyrgyz of Central Asia
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written by Casper Haspels; directed by Casper Haspels, in Earth is Our Mother (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 48 mins
The Last Manaschi is a portrait of Qaba Atabekov, the man who is regarded as the last great representative of the Manas Epos. This oral tradition tells the story of the Kyrgyz nomads in Central Asia. The Manas is a monumental work of 500,000 lines (the longest epic in the world). It tells the story of the heroic s...
written by Casper Haspels; directed by Casper Haspels, in Earth is Our Mother (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 48 mins
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