Forget turkey day. Instead, the LMC chats with freelance reporter Melissa Vida about the life and teachings of the late Tata Genaro Ramirez and his efforts to revive and preserve the indigenous Nawat language in El Salvador. An alternative history of indigenous peoples persevering after the Salvadoran genocide of 1932.
Documentary photographer Delphine Blast speaks with the LMC about the rise and acceptance of Bolivian Cholita fashion. After generations of being marginalized and denied access to public services, the indigenous women of Bolivia are using the Cholita aesthetic as a symbol of femininity,elegance and dignity. When fashion and social justice collide. learn more @ delphineblast.com
What does Guam have to do with Latinos & Latin America? What does Guam and Puerto Rico have in common? A lot more than people realize. On this episode, the LMC speaks with indigenous Chamorro rights organizer Leilani Ganser about Guam’s Spanish colonial past and its struggle with US colonialism today.