Tata Kachora talks about the new book he's writing
The protestors, from a group called Apache Stronghold, oppose a land swap between the federal government and a subsidiary of the giant Rio Tinto mining company that threatens Oak Flat, a part of Tonto National Forest that they consider sacred.
Moving pictures can rouse in us the urge to love, to fight, to laugh and long with nostalgia for our lost childlike innocence. This film is a prayer.
A prayer for places that captured my heart, for the people I've grown to love and admire...
This film is about Americans. Americans who I danced, laughed, and shared supper with
Americans who live for connection. Connection to Earth, to nature, to the animals, to one another... Who put their hearts in everything they do.
This film is my prayer for them.