Tiger Traces, Selected Nuosu and Chinese Poetry of Aku Wuwu
Photography by Mark Bender, Yi Ceremonial Dancers
Tiger Traces: Selected Nuosu and Chinese Poetry of Aku Wuwu
Edited by AKU Wuwu and Mark Bender
The book introduces the soulful renderings of Aku Wuwu; from his home in southwest China and his Nuosu heritage of the Yi minority group, Aku Wuwu expresses his unique heritage. The book includes a selection of poems in three languages: English, Chinese and Nuosu.
The companion audio CD features vocal performances by Aku Wuwu himself as well as Kate Polak and Mark Bender.
Excerpt from the poem, At Twilight, Longing for My Amo: