$18.00 each

Alfredito regresa volando a su casa

Alfredito regresa volando a su casa is the Spanish-language version of Alfredito Flies Home.

$30.00 each

Blossoms of Fire

In Zapotec and Spanish with English subtitles, witness the exuberant Zapotec women of Juchitan in all their passionate and opinionated glory.

$25.00 each

El Q’anil: Man of Lightning

Stands alongside such classic Maya literary artifacts as Popol Vuh and Chilam Balam but has been preserved only through oral tradition.

$18.00 each

Light Foot/Pies ligeros

A Zapotec story that serves as a complement to celebrations of el Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead).

$16.00 each

Napí (in Spanish)

At home in Oaxaca, Napí says she is poor, but that is belied by the richness of her land, her culture, and her community.

$16.00 each

Napí (In English)

At home in Oaxaca, Napí says she is poor, but that is belied by the richness of her land, her culture, and her community.

$19.00 each

Napí Goes to the Mountain

Napí’s namí (father) does not come home from working in the field, and his worried friends fear he might have been taken away. 

$19.00 each

Napí va a la montaña

Napí’s namí (father) does not come home from working in the field, and his worried friends fear he might have been taken away. 

$20.00 each

Popol Vuh: A Sacred Book of the Maya

His interpretation of what Montejo calls the “literary gem of the indigenous people of Guatemala."

$22.00 each

Questions & Swords: Folktales of the Zapatista Revolution

A refreshing take on the EZLN rebellion, that makes this complicated history accessible via folktales.

$12.00 each

Sculpted Stones/Piedras Labradas

A testament to a people’s tenacious determination to survive in the face of centuries of colonization. English and Spanish side-by-side.

$20.00 each

A Skirt Full of Butterflies

In Zapotec and Spanish with English subtitles, five Zapotec women tell what it is like to live in a place where women run the economy, and where there is respect for “women’s work.”

$18.00 each

Talking with Mother Earth / Hablando con Madre Tierra

Argueta’s poems, in Spanish and English, are about gratitude for the four directions and all the gifts of life. Appropriate for beginning readers. 


Argueta’s poems, in Spanish and English, are intense, honest and moving. They are about gratitude for the four directions and all the gifts of life. They are about the beauty that is all around. They are about healing from the wounds of racism. And they are about knowing who you are forever. Whether he is called Tetl (by his grandmother) or Jorge (by everyone else), this young boy knows who he is and who his relatives are, and that is what these poems are about. Don’t hesitate to read and show this beautiful book to young children. It is for them, and for all of us.

 

Author: Jorge Argueta (Pipil/Nahua)
Illustrations: Color illustrations by Lucia Angela Pérez
Binding Availability: Paperback or Hardcover
Published: 2006
Tribes/Ethnic Groups: Pipil/Nahua

$15.00 each

Testimony: Death of a Guatemalan Village

Victor Montejo is a poet, a storyteller, a human rights activist and an anthropologist, studying in depth his own people. 

$14.00 each

The Bird Who Cleans the World and other Mayan Fables

These Jakaltek Mayan folk tales were first told to the author by his mother and the elders of his village in Guatemala.

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