1] The El Plomo boy, one of the “capa cocha children”: discovered in 1954 on El Plomo mountaintop in Chile, was adorned with jewelry, finely clothed, and equipped with small bags that held his baby teeth and nail clippings. His body now rests in a museum in Chile.
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Original text: Between the Root and the Flower (White Rock, BC: Blackfish Press, 1982): 33.
PS 8576 .074 B4 Robarts Library
RPO poem editor: Ian Lancashire
RP edition: 2004
Recent editing: 1:2004/7/22*1:2004/7/27
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