Footage of Mexico and Chichicastenango, Guatemala. Shots of interest in Mexico include scenes in a major plaza in Mexico City and of the water taxis, canals, and <chinampas> floating gardens of Xochimilco. Shots in Guatemala were taken in the locales of Chichicastenango and Santiago. These include markets showing local vendors, market women in colorful dress, and local potters taking their wares to market; women working backstrap looms and washing clothes; outside a local church; a bullfight; and the Guatemalan army near Lake Atitlan, southwestern Guatemala.
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD