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This short is a report of an expedition, led by Harold Austin, to Mexico's Tiburón Island in the Gulf of California. Austin was in search of the Seri Indians, who were believed to be a dying people when this film was made. We see several Seri natives carrying on their daily lives as they have for many centuries. Concern for the Seris' survival has proved to be premature. Written by
David Glagovsky <firstname.lastname@example.org>
A race of ancient people are found off the coast of Mexico in 1940. There are about 100 people left out of the hundred thousand that occupied the realm centuries ago. Although the Mexican government wanted troops to go with the expedition, the crew went in alone, and were able to photograph these strange people with no problems. They were almost ready to leave, when the blind and mute shaiman arrived, and through tribal songs, were able to piece together most of the interesting story of this 'nation'.
Sixty years later you wonder what became of these simple folk. How many still survive, as when this photo journal was made, they had stopped creating new infants, and their way of life was set on the road to extinction.
A well spent ten minutes.
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