The Resource Owners of the water : conflict and collaboration over rivers ("Tede'wa")

Owners of the water : conflict and collaboration over rivers ("Tede'wa")

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Owners of the water : conflict and collaboration over rivers ("Tede'wa")
Title
Owners of the water
Title remainder
conflict and collaboration over rivers ("Tede'wa")
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Director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A unique collaboration between two indigenous filmmakers and an anthropologist, Owners of the water is a compelling documentary with groundbreaking ethnographic imagery. A central Brazilian Xavante, a Wayuu from Venezuela, and a US anthropologist explore an indigenous campaign to protect a river from devastating effects of uncontrolled Amazonian soy cultivation. Xavante and Wayuu are nationally and internationally prominent political actors and both face challenges over water. Owners highlights a civic protest showing strategic use of culture to bring attention to deforestation and excessive use of agritoxins in unregulated soy cultivation. The film features a diversity of Xavante opinions and evidence that non-indigenous members of the local population both support and oppose indigenous demands. The film showcases indigenous efforts to build networks among different native peoples and across nations. The film results from long collaboration between anthropologist Laura Graham and Xavante and more recent collaboration with Wayuu. The Association Xavante Wara, a Xavante organization that promotes indigenous knowledge and ways of living in the central Brazilian cerrado (a spiritually and materially integrated space that Xavante know as 'ro) and conservation of this unique environment, invited Graham to tell the story of its campaign to save the Rio das Mortes. David Hernández Palmar, a Wayuu (Iipuana clan) from Venezuela, accompanied Graham to meet the Xavante and learn about their struggles over water. After the trip the Xavante and Wayuu filmmakers and the anthropologist made this film based on the ethnographic footage of their intercultural encounters. Film Festivals, Screenings, Awards Göttingen International Ethnographic Film Festival, Germany, 2010. Filmmaker: Laura R. Graham, David Hernandez Palmar, Caimi Waiasse
Cataloging source
UtOrBLW
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Documentary Educational Resources in 2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hernandez Palmar, David
  • Waiasse, Caimi
  • R. Graham, Laura
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
34
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  • Stream conservation
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Venezuela
  • Brazil
  • Amazon River Region
  • Brazil
Technique
live action
Label
Owners of the water : conflict and collaboration over rivers ("Tede'wa")
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Publication
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Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 34 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1119763
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)900275979
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1119763
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Owners of the water : conflict and collaboration over rivers ("Tede'wa")
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 34 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1119763
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)900275979
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1119763
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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