Somos Primos August 2013 155th Online Issue | Hispanic And Latino Americans | Hispanic

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http://www.somosprimos.com/sp2013/spaug13/spaug13.htm Dear Friends and Family: I have exciting news to share about the National Museum of the Latino Community. A featured session which I attended at the 2013 NCLR conference in New Orleans was entitled: The Making of America: Untold Stores from American Latino History. The panel was assembled under the auspices of the PBS Project, Latino Americans, a three-part, six-hour documentary series set to air nationally in the fall. Description of the panel: Despite a 500-year presence in North America, Latino culture, heritage, and history are severely underrepresented in educational curriculum, historic landmarks, and cultural institutions. National groups are working intently to uncover, document, and bring forward the many contributions that Hispanic Americans have made to this country since its formation.

Since most Latino activism has focused on issues of education, employment, medical needs, immigration, etc.it was of particular interest to note attention being paid to our history. The main topic which kept repeating itself throughout the panel discussion was the need for public family stories written from the Latino perspective. Estuardo Rodriguez and Maria Cardona, both members of the Friends of the American Latino Museum, and Eduardo Diaz, Executive Director of the Smithsonian Latino Center pleaded for personal family stories to be written and shared.

Since I had already decided that in 2014, Somos Primos was going to move towards an even more heavy emphasis on personal and family histories, I was delighted. I hope all of us can support the National Museum of the Latino Community by starting now to collect, compile, write or record our memories The Smithsonian wants YOUR memories in preparation for the Museum's projected archives. Let me recommend a system which got me started writing my personal stories, First Writes, based on slotting sentences. Go to the Somos Primos website and scroll down to Write Your Own Personal History with First Writes. Naturally Somos Primos wants your cuentos too. Your experiences matter . . Your perspective matters . . Your stories matter . . You matter . . Sincerely, Mimi www.SomosPrimos.com 714-894-8161 Table of Contents, August 2013 UNITED STATES The Making of America: Untold Stories from American Latino History, NCLR panel Share a Family Memory, online session of the Making of America Spanish Immigrants in the United States The Early Spanish Presence in Hawaii The Early Spanish Presence in Guam The Early Spanish Presence in Nebraska Editor Mimi shares briefly, her heritage lineage in/to the United States Wives' Names Stake Out Middle Ground WITNESS TO HERITAGE Lessons that Papa Taught Me by Wanda Garcia A photographer should peer through a partisan lens by David Bacon Names Emerge from the Shadows of 1948 Crash CELEBRATING HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

Link to full report to the White House on the proposed National Latino Musuem Somos Primos Resource for the Classroom Diverse Origins: The Nation’s 14 Largest Hispanic-Origin Groups Hispanics Breaking Barriers, Index to both, 1st and 2nd Series ERASING HISTORIC REALITY Count José de Escandón versus Monsieur René de La Salle By José Antonio López HISPANIC LEADERS Raymond Rodriguez Dies at 87, March 26, 1926 ~ June 24, 2013 Dr. Marta Sotomayor ~ June 24, 2013 John J. Lopez, dies at November 11, 1951 ~ July 2, 2013 NATIONAL ISSUES Limericks by F.R. Duplantier Tragic statistics of African Americans murdered in the US. Voice of the Mainland, LULAC Bog HEALTH ISSUES Suicides Soaring Among Boomers Diabetes and Latinos Los Alamitos Students Tackle Life Before Death Reading can help preserve memory skills as we grow older. EDUCATION Bilingual Children Have a Two-Tracked Mind Are bilingual Brains better? Ask your neighborhood neuroscientist By David Rogers OjoOido-Academics Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America's Schools by David L. Kirp CULTURE The Traditions of Writing Calaveras The Music of Crimson Rose BOOKS Chicana/o Struggles for Education Activism in the Community By Guadalupe San Miguel, Jr.

A Clamor for Equality: Emergence and Exile of Californio Activist Francisco P. Ramirez (American Liberty and Justice) by Paul Bryan Gray Bilingual: Noldo and his Magical Scooter at the Battle of the Alamo New Adventure Novel for Chicano and Latino Youth by Armando Rendon Emergencias: Las Artes en Tijana, Los Contextos Urbanos y la Creatividad by Norma Iglesia Prieto America's Charters of Freedom in English/Spanish: Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights, and Gettysburg Address. by Carlos B. Vega Our Hispanic Roots, What History Failed to Tell Us by Carlos B. Vega LATINO PATRIOTS Oak Ridge Boys at Arlington National Cemetery Hispanic Medal of Honor, San Diego, featuring New York Fireman Lt. Joe Torillo Century of Valor: Hispanic Americans in the United States Armed Forces, World War I by Rogelio C. Rodriguez General Cavazos, First United States, Army 4 Star General United States Naval Academy, Hispanic Admirals in our U.S. Navy EARLY LATINO PATRIOTS 29th July 4 event, San Antonio Chapter, Order of Granaderos y Damas de Gálvez Read All About It, Third in a Series by Joe Perez, G.Roland Vela Muzquiz, Ph.D, May 8th will be Galvez Day! in Pensacola, Florida Spanish/Mexican/Tejano/Indigenous/Contribution to the American Revolution by Dan Arellano New Mexico Society of the SAR Education and Americanism Committee Celebrating 100 years, New Mexico Statehood, January 6, 1912 NMSSAR Plaque Presentation, November 13, 2011 Lineage: Garcia de Noriega by George Garcia Unrecognized Minority Groups Serving Under General Bernardo Galvez

SURNAMES Palomino Gaston de Peralta

CUENTOS Memories of Dionicio Vela's grandfather, Ramon Vela by Elida Vela Vom Baur

Memories Stimulated by correspondence between Mimi and Frank Cortez Flores Las Leyendas FAMILY HISTORY Conferencia Iberoamericana de Genealogia: Familias que cruzaron fronteras Indexing Project Update: U.S., Texas, Del Rio—Alien Arrivals, 1906–1953 Family Search collection on Mexico DNA Cracking Their Genetic Code Family Diseases, are you at risk? by Myra Vanderpool Gromley

ORANGE COUNTY, CA Stay Connected, the Village Observer by Ruben Alvarez August 24: Grand Opening of the Santa Ana Fire Museum, free tours August 24: Celebrate Alex Maldonado's 90th Birthday California and National LULAC “Man of the Year” in 2007. Historical Marker, #8, Courreges Ranch in Fountain Valley Ca. OC Mexican/Mexican Americans Selected Bibliography by Angelina R. Veyna Fullerton Museum of Teaching and Learning Wins National Award CALIFORNIA August 8, 2013: Contemporary Historians Series. . Lost Galleon San Felipe August 10, 2013 Bernarda Family Reunion September 14, 2013 Nueva Galicia Genealogical Society History of Stockton State Hospital

NORTHWESTERN US Basque Sheepherder Monument Restored

SOUTHWESTERN US The Baptism of Pancho Villa (Jose Doroteo Arango) by John P. Schmal Tracing the Brito de Leon Family North to Santa Fe By Marie Brito, Part 1 Important dates and resources touching New Mexico Research by Marie Brito New Mexico Bibliography by Marie Brito MIDDLE AMERICA Mexican American Historical Society of the Midland, Omaha, Nebraska Book: Gallant Creoles: A History of the Donaldsonville Canonniers Document: El Blason Escrito: La Historia de los Libros de Heraldic

Blog: Canary Islands TEXAS Oct 11-13th: 34th Annual Texas Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference, Clotilde P. Garcia Tejano Book Prize Justicia: Struggle for Mexican American Civil Rights, Exhabit runs until August 14 On this day July 13, 1859, Juan Nepomuceno Cortina Bob Sánchez received the fifth annual Sol de Aztlán Award Los Bexarenos newsletter information MEXICO Informacion por Tte. Corl. Intdte. Ret. Ricardo R. Palmerín Cordero El Origen de la Familia Madero, Decena Tragica y Marcha de la Lealtad Los Integrantes del Cuerpo de Ejército del Norte. Libro de Bautismos de la Parroquia de Santiago de Queretaro, Qro. Patente de Detiro Gral. Porfirio Diaz Emilio Fernández Romo, grandes creadores época de oro del Cine Nacional El Coronel Don Pedro Advíncula Valdez. " Winkar." Doña Sara Medrano (Romo) Doña Delfina Ursula Matrimonio de los abuelos maternos de Don Emilio Fernandez Romo La Punta de Lampazos, Ancestros Maternos de Emilio (Indio) Fernandez Don Marcelo Bustamante, Ancestro de Don Emilio Fermamdez Romo Registro del bautismo de Don J. de Jesus de Guadalupe Romo Espinosa Texto del registro de la sepultura de la cabeza de Don Antonio Zapata INDIGENOUS Baby Veronica and the fight to preserve Native American culture Island of the Blue Dolphins' woman's cave believed found ARCHAEOLOGY Team examining Gulf shipwreck finds 2 other wrecks SEPHARDIC New group of 'Amazon Jews' arrives in Israel A Plurality of Bridges: The Sephardic Scholar as Literary Archeologist Sephardic Horizons AFRICAN-AMERICAN Natural Treasures, the Rosenwald Schools

Ralphael O'Hara Lanier becomes first president of Texas Southern University EAST COAST DNA: Spanish Jesuit Massacre of Ajacán (Modern day Virginia), Part 1 CARIBBEAN/CUBA Puerto Rican artist Rafael Tufiño La existencia de Cuba CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA Chilean Mummies Reveal Ancient Nicotine Habit THE PHILIPPINES Filipinas and other foreign letters in the Filipino (Tagalog) Alphabet? by Eddie Calderon, Ph.D. SPAIN Los ejércitos de España y EE UU se pasean por la calle Larios INTERNATIONAL Europe's Trash is Olso's Treasure FBI pulling advertisements off of 46 Seattle metro buses after complaints France's Revolution: An Orgy Of Symbolism And Spectacle Six storms that changed the course of history. 9/11 . . Lest We Forget This notification is sent as a service. If you prefer not to receive it, please let me know.

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