HS 103 Readings

A Native-American Perspective

A quote from the Mayan people:

"Javra uleu rugan cavinnaq

joy, ruxin joy ja uleu"

or

"This soil carries my people, we belong to this land"

The American-English translation:

"This is my land, this land is mine"

 

Prechtel, Martin, The Disobedience of the Daughters of the Sun, 2001, Yellow Moon Press, Cambridge, Mass., pp 112,113