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Baca, Judy – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2005
La Memoria de Nuestra Tierra combines a meticulously hand-painted landscape with historic photographs in a seamless blend imprinted on the holographic-like surface of a metallic coated substrate. The mural for the Denver International Airport, entitled La Memoria de Nuestra Tierra is a breakthrough in digital murals, printed digitally on a…
Descriptors: Art Products, Painting (Visual Arts), Air Transportation, Computer Graphics
Ramirez, Mario Hugo – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Taking a critical archival studies approach, this dissertation engages critical discourse analysis as a means of analyzing the analogous treatment and representation of political dissidents from the civil war and alleged gang members in post-conflict El Salvador through the medium of human rights documentation. By analyzing a cross section of…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Violence, Victims, Foreign Countries
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Necochea, Virginia – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2019
For far too long has community been left out of major discussions surrounding educational reform in the state of New Mexico. Judge Sarah Singleton's ruling in "Martínez/Yazzie v. State of New Mexico" (2018) opens up an opportunity for various stakeholders to offer alternative models in addressing the need to provide a 'sufficient…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Community Involvement, Court Litigation, Access to Education
Cru, Josep – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2018
This article looks at the web comments to two video clips posted on YouTube in 2014. One video features the song 'Sangre Maya', by Pat Boy and El Cima, two Maya rappers from the Yucatán peninsula of Mexico. The other song is called 'Rap de la Tierra' and is performed by Luanko, a Mapuche rapper from Santiago in Chile. First, I discuss significant…
Descriptors: Music, Video Technology, Singing, American Indians
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Rivera, John-Michael – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2005
The cartographic and aesthetic marker reveals about the contradictions inherent in the racial and civic constitution of the U.S. body politic based on the political and cultural notions of "landscape" during the mid-nineteenth-century era and the neoliberal era of 2005. These two liminal periods are placed to render a more complete portrait of the…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, United States History, Civics, Race
Swadesh, Frances Leon; And Others – 1975
New Mexico was inhabited thousands of years ago. Each group of settlers saw the land in distinct ways. For some, its beauty consisted of its quality, the abundance of water, and the hope of a good harvest. For others, its beautiful sites were of more importance. Thus, each group established its own manner of living on the land and of using it.…
Descriptors: American Indians, Area Studies, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education
Gonzalez, Ramon, Comp. – 1982
Written in English and Spanish, the handbook is intended to (1) provide useful information from numerous sources to school administrators, education program staff, and home-school liaison personnel; and (2) assist school staff in informing migrant parents about their rights and responsibilities, both as members of parent advisory councils (PACs)…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Confidentiality, Educational History, Educational Legislation
Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC. – 1987
This Spanish-language pamphlet explains Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which outlaws disability discrimination in programs receiving federal funds and the extensive regulations stemming from Section 504. The rights and responsibilities of handicapped persons are related to the following issues: eligibility for coverage under the…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Civil Rights, Disabilities, Disability Discrimination
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC. Education Dept. – 1993
This guide provides students with experiences similar to those found in a space laboratory such as the space shuttle. The activities are geared towards recycling, developing the perspective of a conservationist, taking action on a personal level that contributes to a healthy atmosphere, and preparing informed citizens that are capable of making…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Elementary Education, Foreign Language Books, Futures (of Society)
Kissam, Ed; Dorsey, Holda – 1997
This handbook is intended to help administrators and instructors of adult basic education and English-as-a-Second-Language programs use the 30 Tierra de Oportunidad (Land of Opportunity) instructional modules, which address four strands or clusters relating to the different major domains in which adults function: work life, family life, community,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Basic Skills
Tovar, Marcela; Chavajay, Miriam – Asuntos Indigenas, 2000
The Guatemalan peace accord recognizes the institutions and local authorities of indigenous peoples, as well as their customs, common lands, and the "customary right" (common law) that structures intracommunity relations. However, it is difficult to define "customary right" and its applications and limits. A systematic study of…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Behavior Standards, Child Rearing, Community
Kissam, Ed; Dorsey, Holda – 1997
This module, which may be used as the basis for a workshop or as a special topic unit in an adult basic education or English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) course, focuses on building the basic decision skills workers need to choose among potential jobs. The following items are included: overview of the module; list of basic, thinking, interpersonal,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Career Choice, Career Planning
Kissam, Ed; Dorsey, Holda – 1997
This module, which may be used as the basis for a workshop or as a special topic unit in an adult basic education or English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) course, focuses on the problems faced by immigrant women in their work lives and legal provisions to protect employed women. The following items are included: module overview; list of basic,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Employed Women, Employment Practices
Kissam, Ed; Dorsey, Holda – 1997
This module, which may be used as the basis for a workshop or as a special topic unit in an adult basic education or English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) course, focuses on the Unemployment Insurance (UI) system. The following items are included: module overview; list of basic, thinking, interpersonal, information utilization, and other skills…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Employment Practices, English (Second Language)
Kissam, Ed; Dorsey, Holda – 1997
This module, which may be used as the basis for a workshop or as a special topic unit in an adult basic education or English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) course, focuses on support systems for injured workers. The following items are included: module overview; list of basic, thinking, interpersonal, information utilization, and other skills…
Descriptors: Accidents, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, English (Second Language)
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