And Who Are Your Elders? Why Stories Matter

Somehow the third course carried into the late hours and the cousins table slowly dispersed into the living room and into bed. I would lay next to my sister and listen to the cups slide into each other and my tias interrupt each other and my father say — otro mas, para que se vayan a dormir — and everyone would laugh and refill cups and Spanish would mix with Quechua creating the background to my dreams. — Excerpt from the upcoming An Amancaya Life

I grew up in a family of storytellers. Both sides of my family told stories, though in very different ways…

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Ymasumac Maranon

Ymasumac Maranon

A writer engaged in healing work - found a place in education — anxiously concerned with the needs of the age we live in! http://www.limitlesslearninglab.com/