On August 22nd, the Peruvian Congress repealed two legislative decrees at the root of the indigenous demonstrations that paralyzed various roads and energy installations from August 9th through 20th. The indigenous movement of the Amazon, home to 65 different indigenous nations, declared victory.
This 24-minute version of Witness the Healing is a compilation of video and photographs created to reflect on the history of the Ohlone Costanoan people, past and present, and their experiences that shape their lives today. A Public Projection was held at Coit Tower in San Francisco on July 04, 2008. An accompanying radio interview was conducted as a means of walking listeners through the images and the history of the Ohlone from the past to today.