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Indigenous Peoples From Around The World Go Digital During Proud To Be Indigenous Week

Indigenous Peoples From Around The World Go Digital During Proud To Be Indigenous Week

By Britnae Purdy First Peoples Worldwide Throughout the month of May, the internet has been flooded with people declaring that they are proud of their heritage, proud of their communities, proud of their language – and most of all, Proud to Be Indigenous! Proud to Be Indigenous, hosted by First Peoples Worldwide, is a multi-dimensional


Video: Poet Martin Espada explains how poetry is the platform to share his life experiences and political convictions

LatinaLista — Hailed as “the Latino poet of his generation,” Martin Espada may shrug off the many accolades his poetic talent has garnered him over the years but this University of Massachusetts Amherst poetry professor would be the first to credit his writing as the platform where he defined his voice — and his civic

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Theater lovers everywhere can now enjoy the works of El Teatro Campesino via online video archives

LatinaLista — El Teatro Campesino (ETC) is an iconic entity in Chicano and Latino history in the United States. It was founded in 1965 by Luis Valdes, under the blessing of Cesar Chavez, as a cultural component of the United Farm Workers union. With a pointed political mission, ETC performed their “actos” in the fields,

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Viernes Video: New bilingual comedy follows the love trail of ’200 Cartas’

LatinaLista — What happens when a guy meets the girl of his dreams in a crowded New York City bar, but before he can profess his love, they get separated and he knows only two things about her — her name and where she lives. Ordinarily, that wouldn’t pose a huge problem but with a


Video: How Chicano history shaped El Teatro Campesino

LatinaLista — While Latinos have had a hard time finding a ‘home’ in the Hollywood film industry, the same can’t totally be said for the world of theater. While there are some theater houses who were as discriminatory as their Hollywood counterparts, it was much easier for Latinos to create their own foothold in theater.

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Bilingual literacy site gears up for summer with free downloadable ebooks, coloring pages and activity sheets

LatinaLista — It won’t be long before kids are out of school for the summer and parents will be wondering not just how to keep them entertained but keep learning. One way could be through reading — bilingual stories. Read Conmigo is a bilingual literacy program, sponsored by Infinity Auto Insurance, launched in 2011 that provides