Indios; A Poem . . . A Performance, by Unknown
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- ISBN: 9780916727857 | 0916727858
- Cover: Trade Book
- Copyright: 4/1/2012
Filled with powerful imagery, this poem relates the tragic story of Indios, a native woman falsely accused of the death of her children. As it echoes the plight of other women like Indiosincluding Malinche, Pocahontas, La Llorona, and Medeathis narrative conveys the truth of a history twisted to suit the needs of a conquering power. Weaving Native American history with contemporary situations, this evocative poem focuses on the concept and consequences of the oppression of women.