Memories of Fire from 1951 (Memórias do Fogo de 1951)

memorias do fogo de 1951

Documentary film produced by​ NUPOMAR, Núcleo de Pesquisa, Mídias e Arte, with the purpose of recording and valuing the social memory of the Pataxó Indigenous Peoples of Aldeia Barra Velha (in the municipality of Porto Seguro-Bahia), Brazil.

Through testimonies, elders, youngsters and community leaders, share their memories about what is called "Fogo de 51", a violent conflict involving Indigenous People, the Brazilian State and society in the region, due to the disputes over possession of the indigenous territory of Monte Pascoal in the year 1951. Watch it here (only in Portuguese)