The Red and the Black: Remembering the Legacy of Jack D. Forbes Arica L. Coleman, Ph.D. 2/23/14 The language of race was not the only contributor to the subjugated histories of African–Native American relations. European hegemony, what Forbes dubbed the “white hub”, the tendency to construct a master narrative which centralized Europeans as the major […]
Diego Gutiérrez map 1562 and the word “Chicana” A few years ago (2012), I posted my finding of the 16th-century map “Desegno del Discoperto Della Nova Franza,” Venice, 1566, by Bolognino Zaltieri, that contained the term “Chicana” (link), but as it turns out, there are others. This is important for many reasons, one of them […]
This is my final exam response(s) for a Mesoamerican anthropology class I took as an undergraduate in 2010. It addresses Mexika migration, the “myth” of Aztlan, cannibalism, and other topics. It’s in the form of short responses to exam essay questions. Although, it’s not an in-depth analysis on any of the subjects, it might be […]
Icniuhyotl Auh tocnihuane, tla xoconcaquican yn itlatol temictli: xoxopantla technemitia, in teocuitlaxilotl, techonythuitia tlauhquecholetlotl, techoncozcatia. ¡In ticmati ye ontlaneltoca toyiollo, tocnihuan! Tecayohuatzin, Rey de Huexotzinco, c. 1490 Amistad (del náhuatl) Ahora, amig@s, escuchen el sueño de una palabra: Son una luz las puntas rubias y tiernas del maíz; en la primavera despertamos a la borla […]
Kurly Tlapoyawa, author of “We Will Rise” (2000), has just recently developed a Nahuatl flash card game to help in the learning of colors and numbers. Follow link for more info. Zentetl: A Nawatl Language Card Game.
“Speech Given by Bolivian President Evo Morales in Europe;” Revisited By Tlakatekatl Friday, February 14, 2014 Last year, on August 12, 2013, I received an email among the mass of emails that I get from a certain list-serve that I’m subscribed to entitled, “Evo Morales Speech before the European Community’s Heads of State 6.30.13.” At […]
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The Deportee Chronicles: The Girl from Guajajalmiton – Salem-News.Com.