Our god the condor

The Yawar Festival, a spectacular event in the southern Andes of Peru, pits a condor, symbolic of the Andean people, against a bull, the symbol of Spain. In the dramatic ritual battle the wildly flapping condor is tied atop the lurching bull. The film documents the significance of the ceremony for t...

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Main Author: Harries, Andrew
Other Authors: Yule, Paul
Format: eBook
Language:Spanish
Published: New York, NY Filmakers Library 1990, 1990
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The Yawar Festival, a spectacular event in the southern Andes of Peru, pits a condor, symbolic of the Andean people, against a bull, the symbol of Spain. In the dramatic ritual battle the wildly flapping condor is tied atop the lurching bull. The film documents the significance of the ceremony for the indigenous people
Item Description:Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011)
Physical Description:1 online resource (29 min.)