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The autobiography of a Yaqui poet

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University of Arizona Press,
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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 of his people's cultural heritage. A large sampling of his original works appears in the interpretations section of this book. Together with the beautifully written autobiography, they offer a unique view of Arizona Yaqui culture and history, railroading in the American West, and the personal and artistic growth of a Native American man of letters.
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subject_facet Savala, Refugio, Yaqui Indians -- Biography
title_display The autobiography of a Yaqui poet
title_full The autobiography of a Yaqui poet / by Refugio Savala ; edited with background and interpretations by Kathleen M. Sands
title_short The autobiography of a Yaqui poet
topic_facet Savala, Refugio, Yaqui Indians