Amaraka, The Eternal Tales.

Based on a compilation of animistic cosmology, the Old Memory chant woman, dreams the world [of the Americas] as liberated and in peace.

The text is narrated in Zaparo, an extremely endangered language from the Sapara nation in the Ecuadorian rainforest, This piece is in response to our relation to the land, the

need for resistance, and the importance of dream as a political incantory act.

 

 

Chapters:

Old Memory chant woman descends

Put Honey in his feet

Mud woman dances

She, who takes off her mud/skin and creates life

Amaraka, The Eternal Tales.

Based on a compilation of animistic cosmology, the Old Memory chant woman, dreams the world [of the Americas] as liberated and in peace.

The text is narrated in Zaparo, an extremely endangered language from the Sapara nation in the Ecuadorian rainforest, This piece is in response to our relation to the land, the

need for resistance, and the importance of dream as a political incantory act.

 

 

Chapters:

Old Memory chant woman descends

Put Honey in his feet

Mud woman dances

She, who takes off her mud/skin and creates life

Credits:

Written and Directed: Karen Miranda-Rivadeneira, Featuring Performers: Alex Barragan, Nikesha Breeze, Sri Louise, Verito Monart, Postproduction sound and video: Boloh Miranda. 

Production Assistant: Joseph Huston and Jessica Hubbarb Marr. Music instruments: Esteban Valdiviezo.

*This video was filmed in the ancestral lands of the Tewa pueblo and in the Andean province of El Bolivar and Azuay.

Credits:

Written and Directed: Karen Miranda-Rivadeneira, Featuring Performers: Alex Barragan, Nikesha Breeze, Sri Louise, Verito Monart, Postproduction sound and video: Boloh Miranda. 

Production Assistant: Joseph Huston and Jessica Hubbarb Marr. Music instruments: Esteban Valdiviezo.

*This video was filmed in the ancestral lands of the Tewa pueblo and in the Andean province of El Bolivar and Azuay.