Routine life in Native American adobe village in New Mexico.
New Mexico USA Date:1948 Duration:7 min 35 sec Sound:Yes
A Native American adobe community in New Mexico. An alleyway between adobe homes. Wooden ladders against the buildings to provide access to roofs. A graveyard marked with dozens of crosses. A large structure stands in background beside a long tunnel-like structure. Out on the desert, bleached bones of animals are seen on the ground. A woman holds up an antler. Closeups of various bones held up for the camera. Views of artwork incorporating images as well as actual bones. Artist, Georgia O'Keefe, in her studio. A closeup of one of her canvases. View of an artistic mobile suspended from a building beam. POV view from O'Keefe's window, of desert outside, as a car drives past. A small animal running across the ground. Goats in a pen. Panning views, from high rock formations, of desert below. A muddy creek beneath the hills, with simple bridge crossing it. The Rio Grande River running past a tree bent toward the water. Views of higher mountains (described by narrator as "mossy." Forests of various kinds in the mountains. Sheep grazing near a forest of aspen trees. Scenes of trees flowering in Spring. A fall of water from a mountain spring into a pool. Rivers and streams of water flowing into ever larger tributories toward the Rio Grande River. Diversion of water into irrigation ditches. Such a ditch circling a cultivated field, where two farmers are cutting a crop with a hand-held reaper. More views of landscape. A farmer uses a shovel to open path for water to flow into an irrigation ditch. The water seeping into field planted with crops. Closeups of various farm produce, including apples and various varieties of colored corn. Native American men, women, and children shucking corn. Irrigation water flowing into fields of crops. A man and woman hang peppers in the sun to dry. A wooden water wheel being turned by water. Worker inside small building housing a water-driven wheel in village of Barranca .He feeds grain into spout connected to grind stone.
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