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Autobiography of a Yaqui Poet
This is the major literary achievement of a sensitive, gifted man. The author is a Yaqui Indian, a railroad gandy dancer who sees beauty in iron spikes and rail clamps as well as in twilight-purple mountains and glossy-leafed cottonwood trees. In the seventy years following his flight from the Yaqui-Mexican wars in Sonora, Savala became a talented poet and loving recorder ...more
Paperback, 228 pages
Published March 1st 1980 by University of Arizona Press
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This book and story is legit, Refujio is legit! Just check it... the travel form the Yaqui lands to the NOrth and the relative stories are realer than real. this book reads in dramatic black and white reality. struggle and pain through burying of emotions- through the struggles and the hardening of the soul.