In memoriam of Andrzej Wala

  • Aleksander Posern Zieliński


On March 13th, 2018 left us suddenly Andrew (Andrzej) Wala at the age of 76 (born on November 21st, 1942 in Bielsko Biała, the town located in the southern
Poland), an extremely well-deserved promoter of American Indian and Latin American  studies among Polish immigrants in the United States. He was the founder and
long-time chairman of the unique ethnic association known as “Polish American Ethnological Society” (PAES), headquartered in Atlantic City, NJ. Founded in 1976,
the Society has played a signifi cant role in the promotion of interests and research on indigenous peoples of the both Americas.

How to Cite
Posern Zieliński, A. (2017). In memoriam of Andrzej Wala. Estudios Latinoamericanos, 37, 5-6. Retrieved from