Footage date-stamped 21 June 1997 shows speakers and audience at panel or conference. Banner in front of stage reads "Resarcir o recompensar a las victimas
de violaciones a los derechos humanos es deber del estado [Rewarding or compensating the victims of human rights violations is the duty of the state], Asociación para el Desarrollo Integral de
las Víctimas de la Violencia en las Verapaces, Maya Achí (ADIVIMA)."
Footage date-stamped 22 June 1997 was shot in Rabinal, Guatemala, and depicts mourning rituals for those killed in the massacres in 1982. EXT low-angle of
Rio Negro memorial cross with 'INRI' inscribed at top. Various shots people around memorial. Various shots of memorial inscribed with names of dead. Various shots of ritual fires burning, crowd
of mourners around fire, including zoom in to little girl. Zoom in and out of fire with smoke billowing behind.
Footage also date-stamped 22 June 1997 documents an speaking event and theatre performance in Santa Maria Tzeja. A panel of speakers address audience. Actors
perform a play about the 1982 massacre. Play ends, actors bow. Actors stand on stage and speak to audience.
Footage date-stamped 23 June 1997 documents another performance of the play in a different location.
[Speaking event / Rabinal memorial ceremony / theatre works in Santa María Tzejá]
Footage of various events, including a conference or speakign event, a memorial ceremony, and a theatrical performance.
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University of Texas Libraries
1997/06/21 - 1997/06/23
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
Maya Achi People
Association for the Integral Development of the Victims of Violence in the Verapaces, Maya Achí (ADIVIMA)
North America--Guatemala--Departamento de Baja Verapaz--Municipio de Rabinal
North America--Guatemala--Departamento de Baja Verapaz--Río Negro
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