MIGRATION TEARS: Poems about Transitions.
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.
Los Angeles: American Indian Studies Center, University of California Los Angeles, (1987). First edition - From the introduction by Kenneth Lincoln: "Mike Kabotie or Lomawywesa is of tne Snow/Water clan (Hopi) and he is well known as a painter, lithographer, serigrapher, goldsmith and silversmith. In MIGRATION TEARS he recreates Hopi traditions for modern Indians in three senses. First, he nurtures what is and has always been native as a mesa farmer tends rows of squash, corn, mellons and beans. Second, he thoroughly enjoys the play of his arts, the humor and humanty in his 'recreation'.and third, Mike Kabotie remains his own recreant wit with trickster twists, a keen originality, and an idependent artistic spirit." Cover art is by Kabotie as are the five black and white reproductions in the book. Glossary. Number 7 in the Native American Series. 54 pp. ISBN: 0-935626328.
Condition: Very good (minor wear to the covers)