From the Inside Flap
Laughlin presents a selection of the journals of Zinacantec Maya Romín Teratol and Antzelmo Pérez, describing their journeys to the United States in 1963 and 1967.
About the Author
Romin Teratol, now deceased, was an important participant in the Harvard Chiapas Project, one of the best known long-term field research projects in anthropology.
Antzelmo Pérez, now deceased, was also an important participant in the Harvard Chiapas Project.
Robert M. Laughlin is curator emeritus of Mesoamerican Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution.
Carol Karasik is a poet, writer, and editor who has worked on books and films in the fields of anthropology, art, ecology, and educational philosophy. She lives in Chiapas, Mexico.