Jan 062011

Fuente: Cultural Survival Durante más de 1,000 años el pueblo wixárika ha llevado a cabo peregrinaciones desde sus centros ceremoniales en la Sierra Madre Occidental hasta llegar al Desierto de Chihuahua y Leunar, el Cerro Quemado, donde amaneció por primera vez el sol. Los peregrinos wixaritari (plural para wixárika) caminan más de 480 kilómetros para […]

Jan 062011

Source: Cultural Survival Related video below For more than 1,000 years, the Wixárika (we-SHA-re-ka) people have made pilgrimages from their ceremonial centers in the Sierra Madre Mountains across the Chihuahua desert to Leunar, the sacred mountain where the sun first rose.  The Wixárika (also known as Huichol) pilgrims  traverse over 300 miles to reach Leunar, […]

Nov 132010

Source: Amnesty International, Reel Awareness Film Festival 2010 Trailer for the documentary The Devil Operation Runtime: 69 min Director: Stephanie Boyd Father Marco, a humble priest from the mountains of Peru, is being followed. A private security firm is filming and photographing the priest’s every move; their meticulous reports are code-named “The Devil Operation.” Marco’s […]

Aug 242010

Video by Insight This film was created by members of various indigenous communities in the Cordillera region of the Philippines, during a Participatory Video project facilitated by Insight. This is one of several films made by indigenous communities around the world as they track the local impacts of climate change. For more information please visit […]

Jul 042010

Source: Survival, the movement for tribal peoples Video: Mine, story of a sacred mountain Vedanta Resources, a British company, intends to dig an open-pit bauxite mine on Niyamgiri mountain in India. The mine will destroy the forests on which the Dongria Kondh depend and wreck the lives of thousands of other Kondh tribal people living […]

Jul 012010

Source: http://vimeo.com/10516754 Video: Someone Else’s Treasure  Someone Else’s Treasure is an ongoing multimedia project which brings to light some of the experiences of indigenous communities around the world that have been impacted by the global mining industry – including communities in the Philippines, Tanzania, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Chile, Canada, and Guatemala. This multimedia piece […]

Jul 012010

Fuente: http://vimeo.com/12418410 La Riqueza de Otros La Riqueza de Otros es un proyecto multimedia que describe las experiencias de comunidades indígenas que han sido afectadas por la industria minera, incluyendo comunidades de Filipinas, Tanzania, Papua Nueva Guinea, Australia, Chile, Canadá, y Guatemala. Esta pieza se enfoca en las comunidades de San Marcos, Guatemala, que viven […]

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