Shomõtsi is a witty and engaging Ashaninka Indian, a father who has raised his children alone. A neighbor and friend of the filmmaker, he discusses the Ashaninka uses of anatto dye, cassava and of Coca. Shomõtsi and two other elders go to a neighboring city to collect their pensions.

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Main Author: Pianko, Valdete.
Format: Movie Electronic
Published:Watertown, Mass. : Documentary Educational Resources, 2001.
Online Access:Alexander Street Press, Ethnographic Video Online Available to UIC users only
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Location: Electronic Collections

Online Access:Ethnographic video online Available only to UIC users