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About the Contributors 17-1 Blood Ties 5/17/05 1:46 PM Page 188 Aku Wuwu is a well-known poet of the Nuosu branch of the Yi of southwest China. Born in 1964, he began writing as a student at the Southwest Nationalities University in Chengdu. Dedicated to preserving his native language and culture, he has thus far refused to allow his Nuosu poems to be translated into Chinese. His work includes the poetry collections Cux wa yyp mop (Winter river, 1994) and Lat jju (Tiger tracks, 1998) and critical writing on ethnic-minority literature of China. Alai was born in 1959 in a Tibetan district of Sichuan Province. After graduating from a teachers’ college, he taught in a village school for five years. Now living in Chengdu, he is editor-in-chief of Science Fiction World. His publications include a volume of poetry, numerous short stories, and Red Poppies, an award-winning novel published in English in 2002. Mark Bender is an associate professor of Chinese at Ohio State University. His works include Seventh Sister and the Serpent: A Narrative Poem of the Yi People, Daur Folktales, and Plum and Bamboo: China’s Suzhou Chantefable Tradition. He specializes in oral literature of ethnic-minority cultures in China. Edward Burtynsky is http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Manoa University of Hawai'I Press

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Manoa , Volume 17 (1) – Jul 7, 2005

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17-1 Blood Ties 5/17/05 1:46 PM Page 188 Aku Wuwu is a well-known poet of the Nuosu branch of the Yi of southwest China. Born in 1964, he began writing as a student at the Southwest Nationalities University in Chengdu. Dedicated to preserving his native language and culture, he has thus far refused to allow his Nuosu poems to be translated into Chinese. His work includes the poetry collections Cux wa yyp mop (Winter river, 1994) and Lat jju (Tiger tracks, 1998) and critical writing on ethnic-minority literature of China. Alai was born in 1959 in a Tibetan district of Sichuan Province. After graduating from a teachers’ college, he taught in a village school for five years. Now living in Chengdu, he is editor-in-chief of Science Fiction World. His publications include a volume of poetry, numerous short stories, and Red Poppies, an award-winning novel published in English in 2002. Mark Bender is an associate professor of Chinese at Ohio State University. His works include Seventh Sister and the Serpent: A Narrative Poem of the Yi People, Daur Folktales, and Plum and Bamboo: China’s Suzhou Chantefable Tradition. He specializes in oral literature of ethnic-minority cultures in China. Edward Burtynsky is

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