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Invasion [videorecording] /

by Ware, Julian; Wood, Michael; Moser, Brian; Singleton, Stephen; Central Independent Television; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm).
Type: materialTypeLabelVisual MaterialPublisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1993Description: 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.ISBN: 1569504857.Subject(s): Indigenous peoples -- South America -- Brazil | Indians of South America -- Brazil -- Social conditions | Indians of South America -- Brazil -- Government relationsSummary: Invaders is what the white men were to the natives, who liked the trinkets they were given and had no inkling what they would have to give in return -- their lands, their gods, their lives. The survivors have been turned into exotic objects by Hollywood, television and tourism. As a modern-day analogue of white exploration and settlements centuries ago, this program tells of the Panara of Brazil, whose first contact with whites came in 1971; within four years, 90% of the native population had died, primarily from foreign diseases to which the Panara had no immunity - -statistics that mirror the continent-wide death rate of "Indians" in the 16th and 17th centuries.
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Executive producer Julian Ware; producer / director Brian Moser; writer Michael Wood; editor Stephen Singleton

Narrator Michael Wood

Invaders is what the white men were to the natives, who liked the trinkets they were given and had no inkling what they would have to give in return -- their lands, their gods, their lives. The survivors have been turned into exotic objects by Hollywood, television and tourism. As a modern-day analogue of white exploration and settlements centuries ago, this program tells of the Panara of Brazil, whose first contact with whites came in 1971; within four years, 90% of the native population had died, primarily from foreign diseases to which the Panara had no immunity - -statistics that mirror the continent-wide death rate of "Indians" in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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