Latino

Californio – identity history at a glance + Poem

{Californio}“Prior to 1854 California wasn’t even part of the United States, it belonged to Mexico. And the people who lived there were the Californios. A Californio was a Spanish speaking, Catholic person of Latin American descent born in Alta California between 1769 and 1848”see also –[Californiano] Californios Those who came before Those who were born …

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Linking Aztec Thought With Contemporary Latino Culturation, Internalization and Expression

“Poetry Is A Mirror Which Makes Beautiful That Which Is Distorted” -Percy Bysshe Shelley Introduction:             I am a third generation Chicano, born and raised in the California Bay Area. Pursuing a degree in Biology concentrated in Physiological systems of the human body paired with both Chemistry and Latino/a Studies. I aspire to be a …

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