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Yaõkwa: Image and Memory
Yaõkwa: Image and Memory

YAÕKWA: IMAGE AND MEMORY

Yaõkwa - Imagem e Memória

Directed by Vincent Carelli, Rita Carelli
Brazil, 2020
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

The Yaõkwa is a long ritual performed by the Enawenê-nawê people of Mato Grosso State to feed and appease the spirits. Over the course of seven months, the masters of ceremony lead the tribe in songs and mythological narratives to balance the terrestrial and spiritual realms.

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Synopsis

The Yaõkwa is a long ritual performed by the Enawenê-nawê people of Mato Grosso State to feed and appease the spirits. Over the course of seven months, the masters of ceremony lead the tribe in songs and mythological narratives to balance the terrestrial and spiritual realms.