VFest: Borders

cocoon rattles The Tohono O'odham Indians/Los indígenas tohono o'odham

of southern Arizona collect a type of moth cocoon from Mexico for their sacred dances. As the patrol of the border tightens, it becomes increasingly difficult to collect the cocoons.

del sur de Arizona recolectan en México el capullo de un tipo de polilla para sus danzas Pascola. Con el creciente control sobre la frontera, se ha vuelto muy dificil conseguir los capullos.

sound iconYaqui pascola music, 118 kB .AU

video iconsacred Pascola dance: 8 sec, ¼-screen, 1.2 kB QuickTime .MOV
sacred Pascola dance: 24 sec, ½-screen, 3.6 MB QuickTime .MOV



[Celebrations] [What is a Border?] [Borders/Fronteras]

29 April 1996