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A Thousand Roads (2005)

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The lives of four Native Americans take a significant turn as they confront the crises that arise in a single day.

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"Though we journey down a thousand roads, all our roads lead home." The lives of four Native Americans take a significant turn as they confront the crises that arise in a single day. A young Inupiat girl, a Navajo gang banger, a Mohawk stockbroker, and a Quechuan healer journey through the epic landscapes of Alaska, New Mexico, Manhattan, and Peru, drawing strength from their tribal past to transcend the challenges of the day and embrace the promises that await them. Written by Anonymous

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Axawiri Imilla
Composed and performed by Comunidad Aymara de Laqaya [from "Creation's Journey: Native American Music"by Various Artists, Smithsonian Folkways - SFW 40410]
© 1994 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Provided by and courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Used by permission.
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Beautiful piece, wish it was longer.
21 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

"A Thousand Roads" is a beautiful movie, capturing the fact that many if not all people struggle everyday with one foot in the traditional world of their ancestry and the other foot in the chaos of the western world.

Isn't there a war going on right now with pressures such as the above a key component of the desire to fight back? People are struggling everywhere with what they've been told the world should be, and the opposite staring them right back?

Took off 1 point because it was too short!!!!

We want more, we want more!


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