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David Shorter: Cutting the Cord: Death Among the Yaqui (A Documentary)

David Shorter (UC Los Angeles): $1,000 for Cutting the Cord: Death Among the Yaqui (A Documentary). November Mini Grants

The artist (who has worked with the Yaqui Indians for over two decades) will be putting the final touches on his documentary with this grant. In 2005, with a grant from the National Science Foundation, David was allowed to film the death ceremony called “Lutu Pahko: or “Cutting the Cord”, since the deceased was my his long time field collaborator.

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