Tag Archives: Mexico

The Chicano Art Movement

My project focused on the Chicano Art Movement, especially in the 1960s through the late 1970s. It focused on several different artists, including Malaquías Montoya and Rupert Garcia. Their works were mostly through silkscreening and poster making, but their stances on certain political and social problems happening in the time around the United States – Mexico […]

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Education Across the Border

For my Border Story I was interested in learning about the ways that children and education play a role across the border. This seemed relevant to my own life in many ways and I found it very interesting to research and learn more about since we touched about it briefly. First off I am an […]

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Mexican Cuisine Along the U.S.-Mexico Border

The epitome of misconception and ignorance with Mexican culture lies within the preconceived ideas of what Mexican cuisine truly is. America provides us with chains like Taco Bell to give us a taste of what this culture can provide. But is Mexican food really tacos, burritos, and enchiladas? I’m here to tell you that is […]

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Matamoros and the Tamaulipas Region

My topic for this assignment was about the city of Matamoros, in a Mexican state called Tamaulipas.  I noticed in class that most of the locations we discussed were towards the eastern side of America, so I went on Google Maps and looked for cities along the US-Mexico border that we either did not mention […]

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