Perhaps with the words you will be pierced, broken to understand...
Aztec Poem: Poems of the Aztec People (translated by Edward Kissam and Michael Schmidt )
~ Lucille Clifton, next: new poems
Invasion and Resistance Since 1492
Authors of Dangerous Memories
Renny Golden (Chapter Three), activist and poet, teaches at Northeastern Illinois University. Her newest book, The Hour of the Poor, The Hour of Women, recently won the Crossroads/Continuum Women's Studies Award for 1991. The Hour of the Furnaces will be publsidhed in 1992.
Michael McConnell (Chapter Two), formerly the coordinator of an alternative high school in Chicago and co-author (with Renny Golden) of Sanctuary: The New Undergound Railroad, was a contributor to The Moral Nation, published by Temple University Press.
Cinny Poppen (Chapter One) taught English and Writing in public and alternative schools at all ages levels for twenty years. Now she is a peace activist, working for the Chicago Religous Task Force on Central America as one of the editors of Basta!
Peggy Mueller, who has been a teacher, school consultant, and counselor, former director of the Urban Education Program of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest, a teacher training program.
Marilyn Turkovich has authored and co-authored twelve curriculum books on area studies, multicultural/global education and principal writer of three series for Independent Broadcasting Associates.
Many individuals participated in the production of this book. The authors want to thank them for their help while acknowledging that any errors are our own.
Mary Ann Corley
Task Force Volunteers
John Aubrey, Newberry Library
Maris Cooke, University of Illinois
Meredith Sommers, Central American Resource Center, Minneapolis