The Battle for More than Butterflies: Guam Activist Julian Aguon Discusses His Collection “No Country for Eight-Spot Butterflies”

“I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.” —Rumi

As a Chamorro climate activist and human rights lawyer in Guam, much of Julian Aguon’s work has been providing legal protection for Indigenous peoples. The Pulitzer-nominated writer believes they hold the key answers to many questions: How do we get out of the climate mess we’re in? How do we get to someplace better? How do we evoke enough empathy from the global community to do something?

Read the article on Willamette Week

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