"A memory painted on a Runa woman's face.’”

 

Video contains a Pastaza Quichua woman's reflections on a sloth after fining a chewed bromeliad shoot beneath a tree.  She implicitly compares the feeding sloth to an old woman in her manioc garden.    Recorded, edited and translated by Tod Swanson in Napo Province, Ecuador.

Cite video as

Tod D. Swanson,   "A memory painted on a Runa woman's face.’” Youtube video.  3:56. September 26, 2013. https://youtu.be/2FVzJh69jyQ

"Singing with Orphaned Birds: Nature and Memory in Amazonian Kichwa Testimony."

 

Tod Swanson interviews a Pastaza Kichwa woman on how the memory of a departed mother and grandmother is evoked by the cry of birds.

Tod Swanson “Delicia Dagua, Singing with Orphaned Birds: Nature and Memory in Amazonian Kichwa Testimony,"  Youtube video. 5:11.  April 25, 2015.  https://youtu.be/WhRlnJvpkf4

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