Marcela Lewis part of the Garifuna Women’s Project died in 2006. This is a video remembrance of her. She discusses her life fighting to save the Garifuna language.
Umalali: The Garifuna Women’s Project is a moving exploration of the female voices of the Garifuna communities of Belize, Guatemala and Honduras. On this clip, which is a sample of the enhanced elements available on the full CD, the late Marcela Lewis discusses the struggle to maintain Garifuna language and music. Shot on location in Hopkins, Belize. For more information on Umalali, visit www.cumbancha.com.