EL SALVADOR: The Silent Strength of the Skirt

A short documentary about the traditional skirts of the Pipil indigenous people that tackles culture death. The indigenous people of El Salvador were decimated in the government reprisals following the peasant uprising of 1932, and now the remaining Pipil are coping with the slow die-out of the remaining elements of their culture, such as these traditional women’s skirts.

(Warning – video shows a bull being slaughtered)

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