Don Burgess is the author of numerous books about and for the Tarahumara of northern Mexico. Don was raised in Alpine, Texas, first worked in Mexico’s Sierra Madre when still in college, and has since spent a lifetime among the Raramuri or Tarahumara people. He is a graduate of Alpine High and of Texas Western College (the University of Texas at El Paso). In 2008, he completed the first translation of the New Testament into Baja Tarahumara. His latest books concerning the Tarahumara culture include a bi-lingual Tarahumara-Spanish book on Tarahumara uses of corn and a book for the Tarahumara schools aimed at preserving the kinship system.