[Exhumations in Rabinal, Guatemala part 2]

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  •  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.
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Title:[Exhumations in Rabinal, Guatemala part 2]
Abstract:Footage from various events, including the exhumation at Rabinal, Guatemala, continued from Title ID 1108; a memorial ceremony, and a display of exhumed bones.
Sequence:2 of 2
  • Jésus Tecú OsorioRole: Creator
  • Jésus Tecú OsorioRole: Copyright holder
  • WITNESSRole: Copyright holder
  • Jésus Tecú OsorioRole: Videographer
University of Texas Libraries
Date Created:1998/03/28 - 1998/03/29
Topics: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
Named Entitity:Maya Achi People
Geographic Focuses:North America--Guatemala--Departamento de Baja Verapaz--Municipio de Rabinal
Central America
Latin America
North America--Guatemala--Departamento de Baja Verapaz--Río Negro
Geographic Base:North America--Guatemala
Type of Resource:Moving image
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