God's Golden Eye (2013)
33min · Documentary, Biography, History · 1 January 2013
This is the story of the tragic desecration of sacred Native American land, on the doorstep of Los Angeles. 2,000 years ago Serrano Indians occupied the beautiful mountain landscape of Big Bear California. they worshiped a huge dome of pure white rock called 'God's Eye', believing it to be the eye of their creator god 'Kruktat'. In the 1850's the Serrano's were brutally chased out of their homelands by ranchers from the valley below, angry at attacks on their homesteads. The California gold rush brought Miners into Big Bear and with it man's lust for wealth and survival. Believing there to be gold in God's Eye's brilliant white quartz, the Miners dynamited it to pieces. After sifting though the rock, they realized there wasn't any Gold. God's Golden Eye had been destroyed. Film maker Ian Murphy takes us in a journey back in time to discover what the mysterious God's Eye meant to the Indians, why the Miners blew it up and what God's Eye's message is for us today.
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