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Aztlan: Chicano Culture and Folklore

Aztlan: Chicano Culture and Folklore

An Anthology

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Published by McGraw-Hill .
Written in English, Spanish, Castilian


Edition Notes

ContributionsJose "Pepe" Villarino (Editor), Arturo Ramirez (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9967994M
ISBN 100072853484
ISBN 109780072853483
OCLC/WorldCa77209232

A. (Spanish: Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán; "Chicanx Student Movement of Aztlán", the x being a gender neutral inflection) is an organization that seeks to promote Chicano unity and empowerment through political action. The acronym of the organization's name is the Chicano word mecha, which is the Chicano pronunciation of the English word match [citation needed] and. José Pepe Villarino is the author of Aztlan ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ) and Mexican and Chicano Music ( avg rating, 0 rat.

- Explore ochoajeanette25's board "Chicano Lit" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Chicano, Books and Books to read pins.   ASENTAMIENTOS PERDIDOS DE LOS AZTECAS is the title of the book that explains all in detail (in Spanish,soon in English) it was a volcanic eruption that forced the Aztecs to leave Aztlan,the route and cronology of the migration since to D C when the 7 Aztec Tribes arrived to Chicomoztoc “The Place of the seven Caves” (I was borned in Chicomoztoc!! in the state of Jalisco .

In Chicano folklore, Aztlan is often appropriated as the name for that portion of Mexico that was taken over by the United States after the Mexican-American War of " WHAT IS MEChA and Aztlan? "The acronym MEChA stands for 'Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan' or 'Chicano Student Movement of Aztlan.' MEChA is an Hispanic separatist. A cultural renaicense inspired by the powerful ideological thrust of cultural nationalism swept through the barrios of the Southwest. Chicanos turned to pre-Hispanic myths and symbols. The most outstanding example of this practice is illustrated by the vital role that the Aztec myth of Aztl á n played in the development of Chicano.


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Aztlan, Chicano Culture and Folklore: An Anthology [Villarino, Jose Pepe, Ramirez, Arturo, Ph.D.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Aztlan, Chicano Format: Paperback. Very good. Aztlan: Chicano Culture and Folklore by Arturo Ramirez. Aztlan: Chicano Culture and Folklore book Binding: Paperback.

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Chicano Folklore is the first reference book to focus wholly on this subject. From burrito (literally little burro or little donkey) to zoot suit (a style of suit worn by Mexican Americans, African Americans, and Filipino Americans during the s and s), the dictionary's more than in-depth passages thoroughly explain the meaning and background of each cultural by: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Spanish in the Southwest --Culture --Hispanics in the U.S., the historical base --The life of an Imperial Valley irrigator --La Llorona: archetype and interpretations --Curanderos in our time --Chile crazy in New Mexico --The corrido de César Estrada Chávez, a need to remember --César Chávez, defensor del.

Spanish in the Southwest --Culture --Hispanics in the US: reason for being historic --Life of an Imperial Valley irrigator --La Llorona: structure and archetype --Curanderos in our time --Chile crazy in New Mexico --Commentary on El Corrido de César Chávez --The corrido de César Chávez: defensor del pueblo --Joaquín Murrieta in literature.

During the Chicano Movement in the s and s, the idea of Aztlán, homeland of the ancient Aztecs, served as a unifying force in an emerging cultural renaissance. Does the term remain useful. This expanded new edition of the classic collection of essays about Aztlán weighs its value.

With sixteen pages of color images, this book will be crucial to those interested in art history, anthropology, philosophy, and Chicano and Native American studies. Creating Aztlán interrogates the historic and important role that Aztlán plays in Chicano and Indigenous art and culture.

Bridging the fields of Religion and Latina/o Studies, this book fills a gap by examining the “spiritual” rhetoric and practices of the Chicano movement.

Bringing new theoretical life to biblical studies and Chicana/o writings from the s, such as El Plan Espiritual de Aztlán and El Plan de.

Aztlán seeks ways to bring Chicano studies into critical dialogue with Latino, ethnic, American, and global studies. Aztlán has been the leading journal in the field of Chicanx studies since Aztlán is issued twice a year. The richness of Chicano culture is especially evident in such folklore genres as myths, tales, legends, traditional beliefs, songs, games, and riddles.

Written especially for high school students 4/5(1). The cultural nationalists—one of the most important branches of the Chicano movement—appropriated the term Aztlán to establish the indigenous nature of their culture, a characteristic central to their philosophy.

The appropriation of the myth took place during the "Crusade for Justice Youth Conference," held in Denver in March   I believe that the story of Aztlan being a myth does not undermine the intentions and overall affect the story has on its readers. Although the story is not rooted in history, the message within the story is “an expression of cultural nationalism” and provides an identity for the Chicano people, according to Virginia Fields and Victor Zamudio-Taylor in The Road to Aztlan.

The Chicano Studies Reader, the best-selling anthology of writings from Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies, has been newly expanded with essays drawn from.

Aztlán (also spelled Aztlan or sometimes Aztalan) is the name of the mythical homeland of the Aztecs, the ancient Mesoamerican civilization also known as the Mexica. According to their origin myth, the Mexica left Aztlan at the behest of their god/ruler Huitzilopochtli, to find a new home in the Valley of Mexico.

In the Nahua language, Aztlan means “the Place of Whiteness” or “the Place of the Heron.”Author: Nicoletta Maestri. Among the lasting legacies of the Chicano Movement is the cultural flowering that it inspired--one that has steadily grown from the s to the present.

It encompassed all of the arts and continues to earn acclaim both nationally and internationally. Although this Chicano artistic renaissance received extensive scholarly attention in its initial phase, the post-Movimiento years after the late.

The Chicano Studies Reader, the best-selling anthology of articles from Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies, has been newly expanded with a group of essays. Chicana and Chicano Movement, The From Aztlán to Zapatistas.

by Adelaida R. Del Castillo and Norma Iglesias-Prieto, Editors. Participants in the Chicana/Chicano Movement addressed the problems that most directly affected their communities, but they also changed perceptions about their identities and culture.

Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies, Los Angeles, California. likes. From the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press, Aztlán is an interdisciplinary, double-blind peer-reviewed journal that Followers: The stories, passed down from generation to generation by word of mouth, provide insight into beliefs, traditions, and outlooks on the world.

Folklore can be considered an unofficial history of Chicanos. The tales can educate children on appropriate social behavior or norms of the community. The Chicano movement constitutes a historical milestone in the struggle for social justice of Mexican Americans in the United States.

As is well known, a central concept that stemmed from the movement was the notion of Aztlán (place of herons/place of white herons in Nahuatl), from a Mesoamerican myth that depicts the origins of the Aztecs and situates their ancestral lands somewhere.

The Chicano Studies Reader, the best-selling anthology of writings from Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, has been newly expanded with essays drawn from the past five years of publication. These essays update each of the thematic sections of the second edition: Decolonizing the Territory, Performing Politics, Configuring Identities.Aztlán (from Nahuatl languages: Aztlān, Nahuatl pronunciation: [ˈast͡ɬaːn] ()) is the ancestral home of the Aztec peoples.

Aztecah is the Nahuatl word for "people from Aztlan". Aztlan is mentioned in several ethnohistorical sources dating from the colonial period, and each of them give different lists of the different tribal groups who participated in the migration from Aztlan to central.Chicano Folklore is the first reference book to focuswholly on this subject.

From burrito (literally little burro or little donkey) to zoot suit (a style of suit worn by Mexican Americans, African Americans, and Filipino Americans during the s and s), the dictionary's more than in-depth passages thoroughly explain the meaning.