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New children’s book published with help from Dr. Julie Velásquez Runk

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The Adventures of Wounaan Children and Many Birds/ Wounaan chaain döhigaau nemchaain hoo wënʌʌrrajim/Los niños wounaan, en sus aventuras vieron muchas aves was recently published in three languages and focuses on the Wounaan, Indigenous people of Panama and Colombia, and their relationships with birds. Associate Professor, Dr. Julie Velásquez Runk was invited by the Wounaan National Congress and the Foundation for the Development of Wounaan People to join the book's project team. Learn more about The Adventures of Wounaan Children and Many Birds and read the full UGA Research feature.

“Our goal was to value Wounaan culture, and those kinds of everyday adventures and relationships the children have – including people bird relationships”-Dr. Velásquez Runk

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