Monthly Archives: August 2012

Que Vivan Los Braceros! Si Se Pudo!

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UTPA’s Mexican American Studies Program honors those who came in search of work through the Bracero Program between 1942-1964. The conference was held at the University of Texas-Pan American. After surveying the community of San Juan, TX a mural project that had been previously sought out was made into a reality for the community of the Rio Grande Valley. Music by Rumel Fuentes “Huapango Los Trabajos” & Las Cafeteras “La Bamba Rebelde”

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Mural Dedication

August 9th, 2012 was a day of acknowledgement for the community of San Juan, TX and the rest of the Rio Grande Valley. Through muralism, Braceros and Farmworkers were honored and given a space of cultural reflection that is often … Continue reading

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