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An Emblematic Story
The film follows the Yawanawá tribe as they face losing their beloved elder Tata. Bear witness to Tata sharing his teachings until his final moments – hoping to ensure the transfer of traditions and knowledge to the next generation.
All around the world cultures are losing their elders while struggling to recover and revive their ancient languages and traditions before they are lost forever. The film aims to enlighten audiences to the vital need to preserve, protect and support the continuation of indigenous peoples and knowledge.
The Spirit of Tata needs your help to see release. The principal photography is complete, but in order to complete post-production and see the films vision fully realized we need the assistance of patrons like you.
Enjoy an evening of high vibrational food + wine, beautiful music and heartfelt stories as we celebrate community to raise money to complete "The Spirit of Tata", a full length documentary following 103-year-old Tata Yawanawá in his final days - follow the historic and challenging journey of Matsini and the Yawanawá tribe as they lose their beloved elder and greatest living library of spiritual knowledge and power.
This story is emblematic of a reality we face around the world - the story of cultures losing their elders while struggling to recover and revive their ancient languages and traditions before they are lost forever. The film aims to wake up modern audiences to the inherent and vital need to preserve, protect, and support the continuation of indigenous peoples and knowledge for the sake of all life on earth.
Our first Fundraising event takes place next Tuesday, May 23rd in Venica, California. Food for the night will be provided buy renowned Todo Verde chef and Inspired Women of LA member Jocelyn Ramires with a biodynamic farm-to-fork vegan meal consisting served alongside an open bar of wines from the Ynez Valley. A Yerba Mate tea ceremony will commence prior to dinner and live musical performances will be performed by special guests and the Yawanawá tribe.
The event has ended, and it was an honor to have you with us
As great as the light is above us, greater by far is the light within. Thank you to everyone who made our gathering in Venice, CA a beautiful experience. It was a blessed night to have a healer, a medicine man, and a spiritual leader in our presence. Thank you, Matsini Yawanawá, for traveling so far to be with us here in the United States. You are a gift.
If you were unable to attend our fundraiser see our latest post to learn more about and support our upcoming documentary - "The Spirit of Tata".