Darryl Babe Wilson

A gifted poet, writer, and storyteller, as well as a cultural and political activist, Darryl Babe Wilson (1939–2014) earned a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona at Tucson. His essays, stories, and poems were published in News from Native California, The Way We Lived: California Indian Stories, Songs, and Reminiscences (Heyday, 1993), and The Sound of Rattles and Clappers: A Collection of New California Indian Writing (University of Arizona Press, 1994), and he coedited Surviving in Two Worlds: Contemporary Native American Voices (University of Texas Press, 1997). Wilson taught Native American Studies at de Anza College and at California State University, Hayward.