Día De Muertos – Whether Familia or Vecinos, All are Ancestors

By Maria R. Perez, MSSW In our culturally diverse community, we cannot discuss familia and ancestors without bringing up November 2nd – Dia de Los Muertos. In and of itself, the celebration of this date is a hodge-podge of ancient and modern traditional bits and pieces from around the world. Yet, to Mexicans, it is… Read More Día De Muertos – Whether Familia or Vecinos, All are Ancestors

Calavera Time!

By Isela Acihuatl Laca The initial Calaveras appeared and were published in 1879, for those that may be uncertain of what a literary Calavera may be.  The newspaper El Socialista de Guadalajara published the first Calaveras that, during those times, were frequently censored because they were perceived as a means to express political and social… Read More Calavera Time!