Category Archives: Chicana/o Literature

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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Little Mexico

Little Mexico   1.   way before wild dog speech we the cousins of Coyote and Wolf canciones mariachi nortenas might fade from sight  dissolve in rear view mirror  blue highway north recalling   los perdidas estrellas sueltas de Bagley y West Grand … Continue reading

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Pachamama Mother Earth II

Pachamama Mother Earth II   1. full summer regalia                     dancing                     piercing                     cleaning                     our Nation                     a Circle                      a hoop                     of countless nests                     stars planets sister Moonlight   long tiresome road ahead                                              … Continue reading

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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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Tejanas on the Loose Reading & Book Signing at UCLA (3/31/16)

Posted in Aztlan, California, Chicana Feminism, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o Art, Chicana/o Books, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Ideology, Chicana/o LGBTQ, Chicana/o Literature, Chicana/o Power, Chicana/o Studies, Chicana/o Youth, Community, Cultura, Decolonization, Education, Gender, History, Indigenous, Knowledge, Language, Los Angeles, Memory, Mexican, Movimiento, MuXer, Palabra, Platica, Resistance, Solidarity, Student Empowerment, UCLA, Unity, Xicana, Xicano | Leave a comment

Ometeotl-Duallecticism

Ometeotl-Duallecticism   to reveal the truth cold as fact hot as passion                      2 (H) OFUT       2 the formula hydrogen  (H)     lightest known substance Water the life-giver   fusion the union   teenage angst timeless heart … Continue reading

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No Specific Pause (for the Kit Carson Tri-Centennial celebration 1996)

No Specific Pause (for the Kit Carson Tri-Centennial celebration 1996)   feel sorry for you at the city stop light  Xikano bato dressed old school fielding Brown Beret ‘chuco trajes heaved up with his righteous rez carucha todo madre homemade scrapes … Continue reading

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Canícula: A Reading & Book Signing with Norma Elia Cantú at Resistencia Bookstore in Austin (1/9/16)

                                    Red Salmon Arts Presents Canícula: A Reading and Book Signing with Norma Elia Cantú Winner of the Premio Aztlán Literary Prize, Canícula: … Continue reading

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Robert Flores aka @foxflores Reads from his Book #FuckCancer at Cypress Park Library (10/14/15)

Posted in #FuckCancer, Aztlan, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o Books, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o Healing, Chicana/o Health, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Literature, Chicana/o Photography, Chicana/o Studies, Chicana/o Youth, Community, Cultura, Decolonization, Education, Family, Knowledge, Los Angeles, Mexican, Palabra, Quotes, Resistance, Sin Fronteras, Social justice, Spirituality, Student Empowerment, Unity, Xicana, Xicano | Leave a comment

2016 Conference on Américo Paredes: Border Narratives and the Folklore of Greater Mexico at CSULA

2016 Conference on Américo Paredes: Border Narratives and the Folklore of Greater Mexico Conference on Américo Paredes Music Hall California State University, Los Angeles May 6-7, 2016 http://americoatcalstatela.blogspot.com/ CALL FOR PAPERS : The deadline for a 250-word abstract is February … Continue reading

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