In their daily lives, members of the Yaocuauhtli "Eagle Warrior" family practice the respect their Aztec ancestors taught was central to a harmonious existence. Seen through the lens of ritual and dance over the course of a year, this is an intimate look at the role ancient traditions play in informing our cultural identity as Americans. In English with Spanish subtitles. * * * This multimedia presentation won a First Place Gannett Award of Excellence for photojournalism, Second Place overall in 2013's "Best of Gannett," and a Blue Ribbon Finalist award in the California Newspaper Association's Better Newspapers Contest.
Photographed and recorded on location by Jay Dunn.
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