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5 books to comprehend the Day of the Race

October the 12th is not remembered in America as a jolly holiday. For millions of people from the Arctic in Canada to “Tierra del Fuego” in the Strait of Magellan, this day is the beginning of a suffering persisting today. 1.021 palabras más

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Malinche, Mother of La Raza

October 12, el Día de la Raza, marks the emerging of a new branch of humankind, the mestizo, a mix of American indigenous and European. The eventual conquest and fall of the Mesoamerican civilizations is celebrated by some, lamented by others, but both victors and vanquished acknowledge that it is an event of great consequence. 436 palabras más

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October Holidays

October is a good month for holidays in North America.  At the end of the month we have the collision of the Celtic Samhain with the Aztec / Spanish Dia de los Muertos which swirled into Halloween.   635 palabras más

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