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The Tree of Knowledge

Merrim, Andrea
Set in Huehuetla, Puebla, a Totonac Indian community in East Central Mexico, this documentary contrasts two systems of education. The public school system uses patriotic symbols to “integrate” Indian pupils into the national culture while teaching them to reject their own identity.

The Tree of Knowledge.

Les Blank Films, 1982.; [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019.

Title from title frames.; Film; In Process Record.

Originally produced by Les Blank Films in 1982.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

In English

Merrim, Andrea, film director.; Lane, Bruce, film director.; Fukumoto, Mary, film director.

Les Blank Films (Firm), dst; Kanopy (Firm), dst
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