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Catalog # 197
   
Title Runa: Guardians of the Forest
Filmmaker Ellen Speiser and Dominique Irvine
Year 1989
Subject Culture - Runa
Format VHS
Region Latin America
 
Description Produced by Ellen Speiser and Dominique Irvine. 1989 ISBN: ? Summary The ecological knowledge of native Amazonian peoples like the Runa offers hope for the future preservation of the rain forests. Ellen Speiser and Dominique Irvine ’s documentary explores the Runa’s adaptation to life in the rain forest. It als o examines the Runa’s reactions to outside forces that are increasingly impinging on their environment, their traditional lands, and their way of life. Descript 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., color ; 1/2 in Series ? Cast ? Subject Amazonian peoples, the Runa Runa’s adaptation to life in the rain forest and reaction to outside forces impinging on their environment and way of life http://www.sfsu.edu/~avitv/avcatalog/82906.htm

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