Tribesmen head for hills to promote documentary in Sheffield

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TRIBESMEN from an ancient Colombian civilisation visited the Peak District after the world premiere of their film.

The Kogi people - who live high in a mountain range - came to Sheffield Doc/Fest for the launch of Aluna.

Afterwards, two members visited Cresswell to watch residents putting the finishing touches to well dressings with a water theme supporting Oxfam.

They also had saw Stanton Moor and the ancient site of the Nine Ladies standing stones recently saved from expanding quarry works.

Mama Shibulata – a Kogi elder - said to Cresswell residents: “Our message is about water, we have to look after it. We have travelled a long way, we want you to see our film, to pass on this message and understand the principle of balance.”

Aluna is a warning of how people’s actions are affecting the future of life.