San Pablito Paper/El Papel de San Pablito
(1981, 33 min.) MEXICO
Miguel Camacho for the Instituto Nacional Indigenista (INI).
The Otomi community at San PablitoPahuatlan in Puebla produces
amate, a paper made from tree bark. Traditionally important for
healing, amate is now used to make paintings for sale to tourists
and folk art collectors.
Image credit: Audience at Club Red Radio,
2000 Native American Film and Video Festival - photograph by Amalia Córdova,