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The women in the sand : a story of Death Valley's original people.

Contributor(s): Olmos, Edward James [narrator.] | Leftwood Pictures [publisher.] | Leomark Studios [distributor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: [United States] : Leftwood Pictures, [2018]Distributor: [Los Angeles] : Leomark Studios, [2018]Copyright date: �2018Description: 1 videodisc (73 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscOther title: Story of Death Valley's original people.Subject(s): Death Valley Timbi-sha Shoshone Tribe -- Drama | Shoshoni Indians -- Government relations -- Drama | Cultural property -- Protection -- Drama | Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) -- Drama | Cultural property -- Protection | Shoshoni Indians -- Government relations | Death Valley Timbi-sha Shoshone Tribe | United States -- Death ValleyGenre/Form: Documentary films. | Documentary films. | Drama.DDC classification: 979.4/87 Awards: Winner, Feature Documentary, Impact Docs Awards, 2017 | Winner, Accolade Global Film Competition, 2017 | Official Selection, Red Nation Film FEstival and Awards, 2017 | Official Selection, Toronto International Independent Film Festival, 2018Cast: Narrated by Edward James Olmos.Summary: "Two feisty elders of the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe struggle with the US Government and their own tribal council to overcome injustice and save their ancient tribal culture in Death Valley, California - the hottest place on Earth! Through legends and stories, Pauline and Maddy Esteves reveal the rich history of their people. They travel to sacred sites, harvest pine nuts and search museums for early Timbisha basketry. Historians and supporters tell more of Pauline and Maddy's fight to save their culture, ancient language and basket making art. One day they confront their enemy directly - the Chairman of the Timbisha Tribal Council. They forcefully debate him on their grievances. He is unmoved. Undaunted, they continue to follow their ancestor's wishes and fight to save their culture before it's too late." -- Film's website.
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Narrated by Edward James Olmos.

"Two feisty elders of the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe struggle with the US Government and their own tribal council to overcome injustice and save their ancient tribal culture in Death Valley, California - the hottest place on Earth! Through legends and stories, Pauline and Maddy Esteves reveal the rich history of their people. They travel to sacred sites, harvest pine nuts and search museums for early Timbisha basketry. Historians and supporters tell more of Pauline and Maddy's fight to save their culture, ancient language and basket making art. One day they confront their enemy directly - the Chairman of the Timbisha Tribal Council. They forcefully debate him on their grievances. He is unmoved. Undaunted, they continue to follow their ancestor's wishes and fight to save their culture before it's too late." -- Film's website.

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DVD, NTSC ; Region 0.

Winner, Feature Documentary, Impact Docs Awards, 2017

Winner, Accolade Global Film Competition, 2017

Official Selection, Red Nation Film FEstival and Awards, 2017

Official Selection, Toronto International Independent Film Festival, 2018

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