The Nahuatlaco people of northern Veracruz still practice the rites and ceremonies of their ancestors, performing dances to ask mother nature for the blessing of her seeds and invoking the sky from the Ixcacuatitla Mountain to send the first rains for the harvest.
This film shows the different stages of pottery making at Santa Fe de la Laguna. The way the “Sïrukua Tsakapu” was used before contrasts with the utilization of lead oxide that harms the body. It explores the possibility of employing new kinds of glazes.
Some survivors from the Mexican Revolution in the Purhépecha plateau recount the adventures of Ines Chavez García and Casimiro Leco, two notable characters, who played leading roles in the struggle during the years 1915-1918.
A film that depicts the traditional hunting practices of the Purhepecha people. Narrated by Mr. Feliciano Molina de Cocucho, as part of Cuéntame tu historia, a government program which aims to document and record oral testimonies and first-hand accounts from Michoacán´s elders.
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