The Resource Mayan Indians, Produced by ABC Australia

Mayan Indians, Produced by ABC Australia

Label
Mayan Indians
Title
Mayan Indians
Statement of responsibility
Produced by ABC Australia
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Guatemala's Indian Mayan majority lives in terror of its own government. Up to 45,000 Mayans 'disappeared' between 1986 and 1996 - victims of a brutal 'ethnic cleansing' campaign. Grieving widows watch in horror as aid workers dig up mass graves containing hundreds of skeletons. Mayan Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu speaks of the injustices from her home in Mexico. She fled Guatemala after her family was tortured and killed. In a Mayan village where families struggle to feed survivors of the years of fear, a leader shows scars inflicted because he dared to protest. Mayan leaders march to the Guatemalan parliament to demand basic human rights and self-determination. Government officials talk of moderation but President Deleon Carpio refuses to dissolve the hated patrols. Includes interviews with Guatemalan Defence Minister General Mario Enriquez and Mayan Community Organiser Miguel Sirkookie Muhere
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
  • In Spanish
  • In English
  • Original language in Spanish
  • Original language in English
Runtime
13
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Individual and Groups Rights
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • Economic, social and cultural rights
  • Mass killings
  • Political violence
  • American Indians
  • Ethnic cleansing
  • Disappeared persons
  • Guatemala (Country)
Target audience
adult
Label
Mayan Indians, Produced by ABC Australia
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (13 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (VaAlASP)2552787
  • (OCoLC)893211897
  • (VaAlASP)ASP2552787/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000133734
Video recording format
other
Label
Mayan Indians, Produced by ABC Australia
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (13 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (VaAlASP)2552787
  • (OCoLC)893211897
  • (VaAlASP)ASP2552787/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000133734
Video recording format
other

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