Author Archives: Marisa Treviño

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Indigenous Peoples share wisdom passed from their elders on life, living and Mother Earth

Indigenous Peoples share wisdom passed from their elders on life, living and Mother Earth

First Peoples Worldwide (LatinaLista Editor’s Note: As part of our support of the first-ever Proud to be Indigenous Week!, this last post beautifully reflects the goal of the campaign — to raise awareness of Indigenous voices, heighten understanding of their respective cultures and history.) Today we’re celebrating indigenous knowledge as part of Proud to Be

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The battle of Chicago’s 2013 Puerto Rican Day Parade

By Nikoleta Morales Extra News The Puerto Rican Day Parade was created and started 47 years ago. The parade was traditionally celebrated in downtown Chicago. This year the tradition was broken – there will be no Puerto Rican Parade in downtown. The Puerto Rican Parade Committee is joining forces with the Puerto Rican Cultural Center


The perception of Mexico in the U.S. hits a new low, according to survey

By Luis Barrio Borderzine The U.S. view of Mexico is at its worst level since 1994 and although Americans consider Mexico an important neighbor few Americans are aware of how strong the economic ties are between the two nations. In general, the perception today in the U.S. of Mexico is not favorable according to a

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Report: Becoming an American Can Be Bad for Your Health

SaludToday A growing body of mortality research on immigrants has shown that the longer they live in the United States, the worse their rates of heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes, according to a New York Times report. According to the report: For Hispanics, now the nation’s largest immigrant group, the foreign-born live about

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12th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues to Discuss Six Key Areas

By Britnae Purdy First Peoples Worldwide The twelfth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) began Monday, May 20 at the UN headquarters in New York City, New York, USA. During the ten-day forum, the members of the permanent forum will address six key issues relating to indigenous peoples. Additionally, this

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Rio Grande Valley’s public broadcasting station to screen The Undocumented online on Wednesday

By Raul de la Cruz Rio Grande Guardian HARLINGEN, TX — KMBH, the Rio Grande Valley’s public broadcasting station, is inviting viewers from around the world to watch the acclaimed new documentary, The Undocumented, online on Wednesday while at the same time interacting in real time with filmmaker Marco Williams. The Undocumented chronicles efforts by