Golden UFOs/Los Ovinos de Oro by Ernesto Cardenal

Title: Golden UFOs/Los Ovinos de Oro

Author: Ernesto Cardenal

Genre: Poetry

Latinxs: Nicragua

About: Ernesto Cardenal, Nicaraguan poet, priest, and revolutionary, foresees a new order for humanity. Here in his Indian poems, Father Cardenal interweaves myth, legend, history, and contemporary reality to speak to many subjects, including the assaults on the Iroquois Nation, the political and cultural life of ancient Mexico, the Ghost Dance movement, the disappearance of the buffalo, U.S. policy during the Vietnam War, and human rights in Central America. Each text is rich with history, poetry, and spiritual insight. This bilingual edition is the only complete collection of Father Cardenal’s Indian poems in either Spanish or English. Cardenal has checked and approved the translations and the glossary of cultural and historical referents. (


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