Julia the gourdcarver: Peru

United States, 1978

Film
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Episode of Series “World cultures and youth”.
Four thousand years ago in the high mountains of the Andes, the Inca Indians began carving gourds to record their legends and history. Today Julia Sanabria, 11 years old, continues the ancient craft taught by her uncle. She carves her own life story on a gourd and takes it to the market town of Huancayo. Suitable for upper primary and lower secondary levels.

Credits

director

Paul Saltzman

production company

Sunrise Films Ltd

Language

English

Duration

00:24:22:00

Colour

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