Category Archives: Chicana/o Healing

Nocturnal Daylight Dream Time

I sat up all night last night  pen in hand responding to the wind rap rap rap rose bush rub tune rub  against window whip snap a slide along branches of 2 young  Cottonwood trees I have raised since they  stood … Continue reading



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Observando al Observador at Brava Theatre in San Francisco (June 21st)

    Observando al Observador Brava presents the US premiere of Observando al Observador, a documentary film by Malena Juanatey Observando al Observador (Observing the Observer) tells the story of two US citizens, Olga Talamante and Patricia Erb, who were … Continue reading



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War Path

War Path for Gwen Ifill  Emiliano Zapata  Mohammed Ali Che   1. even though the loss – oh the loss a random sudden rap-up out loud our rather loose caboose these days accommodations on the railroad tracks of a good … Continue reading



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Nepantlerx Cosmologies: Revisiting Gloria Anzaldúa for 21st Century Activisms at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio





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Historical Encounters Part 3

A.   they may see us as self centered nationalists causing trouble I gained this accusation well given due to their knowledge of creating our reality our barrio and reservations, our Pueblos where Po’ pe liberated our communities now we must regain control … Continue reading



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Reinterpreting Local History: La Voz de la Colonia (12/6/16) at the Blanchard Community Library in Santa Paula, CA

Reinterpreting Local History: La Voz de la Colonia Join us for “Reinterpreting Local History: La Voz de la Colonia, Ventura County’s Spanish Language Newspaper, 1926-1932” on Tuesday, DEC. 6 with JOSE ALAMILLO, PH.D., PROFESSOR OF CHICANA/O STUDIES La Voz de … Continue reading



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MEChA de SDSU’s 46th Annual High School Conference (11/19/16)





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Indigenous Knowledges: Pedagogies, Spirit Work & Storytelling at UC Davis (2/1/16)





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No Credentials

No Credentials Written by Diane Benavides Rios I walked across the border drunk with hollow dreams. Mezcal, rage, the moon, and lowriders all became mirages here. Here-mujeres y hombres dance among crumbling walls. There- are candles, little children crying, link … Continue reading



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For Elena

For Elena   the sadness in my heart a brief Xikano memory thinking about you Cass corridor sweetheart you said you were tired of being poor union sister did we fall in love for the time being I bought you flowers … Continue reading



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