Marie Michael Library

Title

Woven Songs of the Amazon

Length

54 min.

File No

394

Format

DVD

Description

This documentary presents the indigenous Shipibo Tribe of the Upper Amazon in Peru. The Shipibo people practice the craft of painting on fabric with vegetable dyes. Their art-form is known for its use of geometric designs. These designs describe the lives of their families and communities in the forest.

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