that right there is just amazing!
Knowing what it was before,
just look what they’ve done.”
Maria Gunnoe also appears in
“Rise Up! West
“Look What They’ve Done”
Film Two of The Mountain Mourning Collection
outing with Maria Gunnoe in Bob White, West Virginia, provides a snapshot
of the Mountaintop Removal Mining that has moved into her back yard. Filmmakers B. J. Gudmundsson and Doug
Chadwick traverse the rocky road up Cazy Mountain to survey the aftermath
of a strip-mining operation.
Maria’s Native American ancestry is revealed through her memories
of family and their respect for the land. Her story is one of courage and strength that is woven around
the heart by musical recordings of her mother, father and uncle.
Run Time: 21 minutes
“Mountain Mourning” DVD includes this film