Ecuador 1949 Reel 10 of 10

Category: Travelogue

Length: 13:13
Film ID F16-0041
Film Description Reel 10 of 10
Unedited travelogue
Colorados Indian Village
Santo Domingo


1949: Reel 10: Ecuador / June 26-27. Colorado (Tsáchila) Indian village. Santo Domingo. Quito

Achiote tree (yellow clusters).
Colorado Indian drying cacao on platform, [l cu, 2mws]
Achiote seed "bun", red seeds in wood bowl.
Girl coloring hands and forehead with an achiote.
Guide making paper with achiote seeds.
Indian family group, [cu]
Eating by hand out of bowl.
Cooked animal.
Colorados playing a xylophone. [2mws-l front, 1 side]
Lifting balsa bench.
Crude sugarcane mill, spiral groove on rollers.
Girl carrying water inside gourd.
Sharpening machete on stone.
Chief of village; saying good-bye to chief, [mws and cu]
(Santo Domingo) Thatched roof building. [3 shots]
Insect, possibly grasshopper.
Various buildings.
White building with yellow sign: "Botica" is hotel.
Homes in Sento.
School house.
Post office.
Ox carrying load.
Boy playing panpipes made from bamboo, [good cu]
Flowers and butter flies.
Waiting to pass on road.
Gorge and valley: Quito.
Hill and church spires.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Ecuador, Colorado people, Tsáchila people, Village life, Santo Domingo Quito
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