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The myth of the stolen eyeballs - Nathan D. Horowitz

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Deep in the Amazon rainforest in the river Nea’ocoyá lived a school of particularly big and tasty fish. When the rains came and the water rose the fish appeared, and swam away as the waters fell. Villagers along the river followed them to a lagoon and set up camp. But their young shaman soon sensed they might not be completely alone. Nathan D. Horowitz details the Siekopai myth of the air goblins.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Nathan D. Horowitz
  • Director Mohammad Babakoohi, Yijia Cao
  • Narrator Jack Cutmore-Scott
  • Storyboard Artist Mohammad Babakoohi
  • Animator Elahe Baloochi
  • Compositor Pooya Goodarzi
  • Art Director Mohammad Babakoohi, Yijia Cao
  • Sound Designer Mohammad Babakoohi
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Elizabeth Cox
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma
  • Special Thanks Miguel Payaguaje, Jonathon Miller Weisberger , The Siekopai Nation

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