Meeting Ancestors: The Zo'e (1993, 22 min.)
Director: Vincent Carelli and Dominique Gallois In Waiãpi with English subtitles.
Chief Waiwai and a few others make a journey to meet the Zo'é,
a tribe the Waiãpi had come to "know" through
video. Culturally and linguistically related, the Zo'é
are currently experiencing the phenomena of contact that the Waiãpi
underwent 20 years ago. The Zo'é afford their visitors
the chance to re-encounter the way of life and wisdom of their
ancestors. The Waiãpi bring information on the dangers
of the white world.
Image credit: Audience at Club Red Radio,
2000 Native American Film and Video Festival - photograph by Amalia Córdova,