Footage date-stamped 28 March 1998 includes various shots of exhumation site at Sarachl with CUs of bones.
There is an interview with one of the forensic anthropologists. Various shots of anthropologist removing bones, cutting clothing to reveal bones, putting
items in plastic bag, brushing dirt off bones, cradling skulls in hands.
Footage from a nighttime memorial ceremony [footage is very dark] is also date-stamped 28 March 1998. People are gathered listening and playing marimba
music. There is an altar surrounded by candles, flowers, and a photo.
Footage date-stamped 29 March 1998 takes place in a large room. Bones and clothes are laid out in neatly arranged piles on the floor. Maya Achi and other
people are in the room looking at the bones. Various CU of bones, skulls, and clothes. Some piles have flowers or candles lit next to them. Various shots of survivors, relatives and forensics
team looking at display, picking up bones, and talking with each other.
Footage from various events, including the exhumation at Rabinal, Guatemala, continued from Title ID 1108; a memorial ceremony, and a display of exhumed bones.
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1998/03/28 - 1998/03/29
armed conflict and persecution--genocide
armed conflict and persecution--mass killings
economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous populations
advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--memorials and commemoration events
armed conflict and persecution--mass graves
Maya Achi People
North America--Guatemala--Departamento de Baja Verapaz--Municipio de Rabinal
North America--Guatemala--Departamento de Baja Verapaz--Río Negro
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