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Tehuantepec, Mexico
Description: A film about Tehuana women and life in Tehuantepec, Mexico.

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Clip #: TFA-163A
Length: 8:45
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Region: Central America
Country: Mexico
Subject: Native Life
Original: 16mm
Keywords:
1940s, Mexico, Tehuantepec, train, Oaxaca, palm trees, train crossing railroad bridge, thatched roof houses, oxen drawn cart, street scenes, flame tree, boy standing with oxen talking to woman, Tehuana women, Tehuantepec women, women carrying items on their heads as they walk, market, female vendors selling goods, woman embroidering, women wearing traditional Tehuantepec costumes and gold jewelry, traditional Tehuana costumes, women wearing gold coin necklaces and earrings, women wearing Tehuana headdresses, wedding procession through street with women wearing traditional Tehuantepec costumes, wedding reception, people dancing La Sandunga to Marimba music, fruit festival, Tirada de Frutas, men fastening plants onto sticks, women wearing traditional Tehuantepec clothing, headdresses and jewelry, woman eating banana, women carrying bowls of fruit on their heads and walking towards Central Plaza, women on balconies throwing fruit down to people


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