Julia the gourdcarver: Peru

United States, 1978

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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

production company

Sunrise Films Ltd

Duration

00:24:22:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1978

Appears in

World cultures and youth

Group of items

World cultures and youth

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014723

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Indians of South America

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Indians of South America - Peru

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Indians of South America - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Peru - Social life and customs

Crafts & Visual Arts → Carving (Decorative arts)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Stone carving

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cultural relativism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Culture - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → Civilization, Ancient

History → Incas

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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