Bolivian boy

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Date
1961
Summary
Shows the life of a ten-year-old Amarya Indian boy living with his family on the Altiplano in Bolivia.  Explains that the boy asks the household wish god to help him get a truck.  Follows the boy as he goes with his father to La Paz to get his truck. Shows modern buildings and streets, contrasting them with those of the past.  Describes the dreams of the young boy as he returns to his poor farmhouse.  Shows the primitive farming methods on the Altiplano and the boy's mother spinning wool. Illustrates through the temple ruins at Tiahuanaca the ancient culture of the people.
Publishers
CRM/McGraw-Hill Films; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Educational; Ethnographic
Subject
Aymara Indians -- Ethnic identity ; Indians of South America -- Bolivia -- Ethnic identity ; Indians of South America -- Ethnic identity.
Collection
IU Audio-Visual Center
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:15:55); 16mm
Notes
Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services.
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003257427; Other: GR00406668; MDPI Barcode: 40000003257427

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