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Kells, Michelle Hall – Community Literacy Journal, 2012
This article examines what a pedagogy of public rhetoric and community literacy might look like based on an understanding of twentieth century Mexican American civil rights rhetoric. The inductive process of examining archival materials and conducting oral histories informs this discussion on the processes and challenges of gaining civic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Archives, Research, War
McKay, Sandra – English Teaching Forum, 2009
New Mexico, a state of brown plains and sand deserts, is nicknamed "The Land of Enchantment." One reason is that the very starkness of the land adds to its enchantment. Another reason is that the rich history of the state has resulted in a landscape filled with remnants of the Pueblo people, Spanish colonizers, and Mexican settlers.
Descriptors: American Indians, Tourism, Geography, United States History
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Flores Carmona, Judith – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
I am an assistant professor at New Mexico State University; however, the path to getting to this position has been about crossing borders, about learning in and from the borderlands. The borderlands that my body has had to cross, physically and figuratively, have left many "heridas abiertas" (open wounds) but have also provided me with…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Epistemology, Stranger Reactions
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Vitali, Frances – Global Education Review, 2016
Undergraduate teacher education program students have the opportunity to work with diverse student populations in a local school district in the Four Corners Area in the Northwest part of New Mexico. The family oral history practicum is a way to connect theory and practice while recognizing the issue that language is not a neutral landscape. What…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Teacher Education, Oral History, Practicums
Dominguez, Marguerite Nicole – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This was a correlational study of 30 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals-Mexico origin (D-MO) students at 2- and 4-year higher education institutions in the 4-state United States-Mexican Borderlands region (California, Arizona, Texas, and New Mexico). The study used an online survey to gain a better understanding of the relationship of four…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Immigrants, Undocumented Immigrants, College Students
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Trujillo, Michael L. – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2008
This essay analyzes the historical construction of "Spanish" icons in northern New Mexico and the complex Hispanic and Chicano identities they both evoke and mask. It focuses on the January 1998 vandalism of a statue depicting New Mexico's first Spanish colonial governor, Don Juan de Onate. The removal of the Onate statue's foot…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, American Indians, Mexicans, United States History
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Bogener, Stephen – Great Plains Quarterly, 2008
The Pecos River of the nineteenth century, unlike its faint twenty-first century shadow, was a formidable watercourse. The river stretches some 755 miles, from the Sangre de Cristo Mountains northeast of Santa Fe to its eventual merger with the Rio Grande. Control over the public domain of southeastern New Mexico came from controlling access to…
Descriptors: Land Acquisition, Water, United States History, Mexican Americans
Acosta, Sylvia Y. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Public higher education institutions rely on state funding for a significant percentage of operational costs. In recent years, state contributions to higher education have been substantially reduced due to budget deficits at the state and federal levels. Such budget deficits have resulted in decreased funding for higher education. Universities…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Higher Education, Spanish Culture, Mexican Americans
Madrigal-Gonzalez, Lizely – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The onus of this dissertation was to evaluate the educational conditions of Mexican American students forty years after the "Mexican American Education Study" published a six-volume study detailing the findings of the "Mexican American Education Study" (1970-1974). The "MAES" study focused on five southwest states…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Mexican Americans, Educational Quality, Standardized Tests
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Goodkind, Jessica R.; Gonzales, Melissa; Malcoe, Lorraine H.; Espinosa, Judith – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2008
Measurement of social stressors among Hispanic women is a growing and important area of study, particularly in terms of understanding explanatory mechanisms for health disparities. This study involved adaptation of the Hispanic Stress Inventory and the Latin American Stress Inventory to create a measure of social stressors specifically for both…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Females, Focus Groups, Predictive Validity
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Baca, Desi – National Elementary Principal, 1970
Describes how an Albuquerque, New Mexico, community became involved in a bilingual school program. (JF)
Descriptors: Bilingual Schools, Bilingual Students, Community Influence, Community Involvement
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Vigil, Antonio – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2006
"Aztlanscape" is a painting that explores the notions of history, migration, and cultural exchange. It depicts various places with significant relationships to one another, reconfigured into a new landscape. The specific locales used in this painting are Albuquerque, New Mexico; Oakland, California; and Mexico DF, Mexico. These cities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Migration, Cultural Influences, Painting (Visual Arts)
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Valdez, Elsa O. – Perspectives in Mexican American Studies, 2000
Surveys of 242 Hispanic students attending New Mexico Highlands University and California State University, San Bernardino, examined students' political attitudes, political activism, and attitude toward bilingual education in relation to students' choice of ethnic label (Hispanic, Chicano, or Mexican American), level of acculturation, income, and…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Activism, College Students, Differences
French, Laurence Armand – 2002
Two cases of youth violence in southwestern New Mexico, one involving an Anglo youth and one a Mexican American youth, highlight the diversity of the area and the biased treatment of Mexican American youth. New Mexico demographics suggest a link between diversity and high rates of crime and violence. National reports clearly report the extent of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bilingual Teachers, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism
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Cordova, Teresa – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2002
The Resource Center for Raza Planning (RCRP) at the University of New Mexico helps Mexican American college students use research to meet the needs of their communities. The formation and early development of RCRP are described, followed by its work on policy and planning related to community economic development. Implications for universities…
Descriptors: Action Research, Community Development, Community Planning, Higher Education
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