Voices of the Corn – 2nd Program

Indigenous Museum Cinema

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September coincides with the beginning of the harvest season, the Indigenous Museum of the National Institute for the Indigenous Peoples will screen, as part of the “Indigenous Museum Cinema” program, an interesting film season that addresses agricultural practices and ceremonies around the cultivation of the corn

Maíz "Mojk" (2011)

Rigoberto Vásquez García

Mixe culture. Santa María Tlahuitoltepec, Oaxaca

32 minutes

The indigenous communities of Oaxaca are one of the first peoples who domesticate corn for thousands of years; The Ayuujk (Mixes) have developed traditional knowledge around this ancestral activity that involves, in addition to the agricultural, conceptions about the relationship with nature.

Ko'one'ex kalantik ek ixi'im / Let's Take Care of Our Corn (2013)

Jose Alberto Vitorin Montejo

Mayan culture. Peto, Yucatan

22 minutes

Corn producers in Peto, Yucatan, have managed to improve the seeds of this cereal through crosses of different species over centuries. Nowadays, they continue in search for a means of conservation and preservation of their Creole seeds threaten by hurricanes, droughts and the expansion of the use of transgenic grains.

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Rigoberto Vásquez García, Jose Alberto Vitorin Montejo


Rigoberto Vásquez García, Jose Alberto Vitorin Montejo


September 19 2019
Thursday , 16:00 - 17:00 hrs.
Free admission

September 21 2019
Saturday , 13:00 - 14:00 hrs.
Free admission


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