ERIC Number: ED184750
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Sep
Reference Count: 0
La Tierra Amarilla: The People of the Chama Valley.
Arellano, Anselmo F., Ed.
The 1977-1978 ethnic heritage project of the Chama Valley (New Mexico) Public Schools involved teachers and students in a search for and recognition of the contributions of Indo-Hispanos of the area to the history of New Mexico and the culture and society of America. The resulting collection of historical, cultural, and folklore materials presents a picture of the people of the Chama Valley, or La Tierra Amarilla, one of the last frontiers of Hispanic settlement in New Mexico. The book includes poems and songs in Spanish and English; anecdotes and short stories; photo essays; a history of New Mexican Spanish; local Spanish language idioms and proverbs; folklore; interviews; sketches of historical figures; and a history of the area in both English and Spanish. (SB)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Citizen Participation, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Folk Culture, Hispanic American Culture, Idioms, Land Settlement, Language Maintenance, Linguistic Borrowing, Local History, Mexican American History, Older Adults, Poetry, Proverbs, Short Stories, Social History, Spanish, Student Projects, Student Research
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Translations
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Ethnic Heritage Studies Branch.
Authoring Institution: Chama Valley Independent Schools, Tierra Amarilla, NM.
Identifiers: Chicanos; Cultural Contributions; Ethnic Heritage Studies Program Act; New Mexico (Rio Arriba County)