Paatuwaqatsi: Water is Life

Paatuwaqatsi: Water is Life

Film Session(s)

11 minutes, United States, 2022



“Paatuwaqatsi/Water is Life” is a short film about the Hopi people’s ancient relationship with the Grand Canyon and Little Colorado River. Featuring the voices of running-activist, Bucky Preston, Black Mesa Trust CEO, Vernon Masayesva, and the musical advocacy of Ed Kabotie & Tha ‘Yoties, “Water is Life” challenges us to rethink our paradigm about the sacred gift of Water.


Director(s): David Wallace

Producer(s): Kelly Burke