Chilean tapestries depict oppression in Pinochet’s Chile.
By Samantha Allen '11
Threads of Hope: The Chilean Arpillera Movement, an exhibition at the College’s Handwerker Gallery, showcased last fall from October through December. On display were hand-sewn, three-dimensional tapestries, relics of the arpillera social movement of Chile.
by Kathryn Lorenzini '97
I sit on the sofa with Lucile, holding
my poem, the award, trying to be
the writer. I am
eighteen, on the brink of it all. I am
supposed to step out of this moment, once
in a lifetime, leap toward
success. I thrill to the possibility
of her voice, words rocking like boats
blessed on ever flowing...
by Fran Markover '71
In Gabon, when the grandmothers speak, the president listens. . . .
—Bernadette Rebienot, Bwiti elder, grandmother of 23
In the Black Hills, on the back page of the Nation
The International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers
gathers from each direction of grief...
(from a series called "The Only Time I Believed in God Was at Granma's House")
by L’Oréal Reneé Joyce Snell ’04
My sister say I’m going get a bike for my birthday so I act like I don’t know when Mama call me.
Mama say come home cause I was over San and them house and
Mama say she going...