Tralkan Küra (Piedra del trueno)

Francisco Huichaqueo

2022, 09:11 minutes

TAPECODE 1038.14

Trankal Kura, or thunder stone, was filmed in the town of Chamichaco, Ercilla, Chile. The idea of ​​carrying out this act came from the twelve-year-old boy Héctor Carilao Rukal. The Choike purrün and kollón purrün dance took place in family territory, today occupied by a forestry company. Thus, the decision to perform this rite in that space is an act of resignification and resistance for the memory of the people. The video shows the peñi Héctor Carialo Rukal, who performs the ritual on the ashes, while the camera follows like a püllü accompanying spirit.

Trankal Kura, o piedra del trueno fue filmada en la localidad de Chamichaco, Ercilla, Chile. La idea de realizar este acto fue de el niño Héctor Carilao Rukal de doce años de edad. El baile del Choike purrün y kollón purrün se realizó en un territorio familiar, hoy ocupado por una empresa forestal. Así, la decisión de realizar este rito en aquel espacio es una resignificación y resistencia por la memoria del pueblo. El video muestra al peñi Héctor Carialo Rukal, quien ejerce la ritualidad en la cenizas, mientras la cámara sigue como un püllü espiritu acompañante.

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