Have you ever heard the legend about La Llorona known as “The Weeping Women”?Do you hear that? Do you hear that crying noise? People say that if you hear her cry expect death! La Llorona is real, even though people say she is she is an urban legend. There has been sightings of her in many places.
There are many urban legends that persist to this day. Some are told as traditions throughout families, while some are told as part of their culture. Urban legends are still told today because some people believe in certain legends, or want to scare others. One legend that is part of the Hispanic culture and is still told today is La Llorona/ The Weeping Woman.
Have you ever heard of a beautiful women but very dangerous? That is the way my parents started the story before I had all of those nightmares thinking of this very myth that my parents told me. When you finish reading this paper you’ll probably have chills running down your spines thinking about her.From the longest time my ancestors and parents can remember, that myth was told to them. La Llorona is a sad but scary mexican myth that has been in the hispanic culture for a long time. But, some people swear it is true!
Los Cenzontles is a band, a nonprofit organization, a music academy, a community space for youth and families as well as a hub for Latino artists. The group works together to amplify Mexican roots in the Bay Area and beyond. Los Cenzontles produces original music, videos, and educational tools. They also teach classes in traditional Mexican music, dance, and arts and crafts. The group operates Los Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center in San Pablo, California. Dr. Lopez and Dr. Morrison were able to bring this band to Sonoma State University Weill Hall, especially for our CALS 165 class.
Ruben Villa IV was born on April 16, 1997, in Salinas California. To his parents Ruben Villa III and Jessica Villa, both Salinas Natives. Being the only son out of 4 sisters. Ruben Villa III introduced his son to a gym in a recreation center for his 5th birthday. Since that day Ruben knew boxing was his passion. Ruben enjoyed throwing punches at the speed bags every time he stepped a foot in the gym with his coach Rudy Puga. In his corner for 12 years. Ruben’s father and his coach decided to take their passion for boxing to the next level. They started a boxing gym in Rudy’s backyard and this is where the beginning of Ruben’s legacy was birthed. Positive guidance has been important to Ruben, having his uncle George Villa as his strength and
Ruben Salazar was born on March 3, 1928, in Ciudad Juarez, and moved to El Paso, Texas where he grew up. Ruben Salazar was a well-known journalist and activist who brought together Chicanos and Americans. He was one of the first non-white journalists in an all-white male profession and proved that he was just as capable of journalism as all of them. Salazar brought together Americans and Chicanos in many ways, he reported on Chicano events and put himself in between a very tense boundary. Salazar began as a journalist for The Los Angeles Times and became a foreign correspondent until a new more powerful Chicano movement brought him back. Salazar was the Times’ best choice to report on the movement and brought him back to Los Angeles to report
Juan Seguin- Juan Seguin joined William B.Travis’ army on February 23 in the Battle of the Alamo. He was there for the 13 day siege but he didn't participate in the actual battle. He left to carry a message to the enemy from everyone in the Alamo. The message was that the Texans "shall never surrender or retreat.". Juan got it across and went to get soldiers to help the Texans. By the time he returned. The Alamo had already fallen to Santa Anna’s
Do you think if Eldred got indoor sport fields they would profit the youth and Eldred? Yes, because a lot of people would use them, and they would bring in some money! The indoor sports fields would let kids practice all year, they could earn money for the Otto-Eldred High School and the town of Eldred, and they could help our school sports programs. Also having indoor fields could keep kids active during any season and during any weather. Having indoor baseball, softball, and football fields in Eldred could help people be active and participate in activities.
Born Richard Rodriguez in San Francisco, California, in 1944,(pg. 173), the son of Mexican immigrants. However, Rodriguez spoke only Spanish at home with his parents until at the age of 6 he went to catholic school. (pg. 173) , Rodriguez was an entrepreneur who used to delivered newspapers and worked as a gardener.
Valeria Hernandez was born May 9th, 1999 in Fort Collins, Colorado. After six weeks of her birth, her family decided to move back home to Temosachic, Chihuahua MX. After two years of being there, they returned to Fort Collins. By this time, she was fluent in Spanish and beginning her life in the United States. Going into classes for preschoolers she began to understand the difficulties that lay ahead. During the first few months of her education, it was difficult being social by having a translator help her around in this new institution. After a few weeks, she learned enough English to understand directions on her own and to enjoy playtime with her new friends. Then came elementary school; attending a bilingual institution, for English and
On Friday, the 6th of January 2017, Esteban Santiago began shooting a 9mm hand gun in a baggage claim at the Ft. Lauderdale airport, killing five people and injuring six others. Esteban Santiago is a 26 year old male who was discharged from the Alaska Army National Guard for unsatisfactory performance. In an interview with his aunt, Maria Ruiz Rivera, she said, "His mind was not right…He seemed normal at times, but other times he seemed lost. He changed." She added, "He talked about all the destruction and the killing of children. He had visions all the time…Who would have imagined that he could do something like this?" she said. "I don't say that because we're family. I say it because he wasn't like that."
Arcelia De La Cruz Hernandez Sanchez was born on May 2, 1973 in Mexico, Leon Guanajuato. She grew up on a ranch with her 3 sisters and 5 brothers. She only lived in Leon and the only time she moved was when she crossed the border to live in the United States. Her setting influenced who she is now because she is religious, cooks mexican foods, and responsible because she had to take care of her siblings being the fourth oldest. Her setting also influenced her to become independent because she started working since the age of 13 and hasn’t stopped. Arcelia was pregnant with a girl named Karen when she got married to my dad Gerrardo. Then she got pregnant with another girl named Sarai. Arcelia wanted a better life for her family so she and most
Three years later, a distinguished officer of Pizarro's army, Spanish-born Pedro de Valdivia, secured permission to settle the land south of Peru in the name of the Spanish crown. Valdivia left with just 10 soldiers and little ammunition, but his band grew to 150 by the time he reached the Aconcagua Valley, where he founded Santiago de la Nueva Extremadura on February 12, 1541. Fire, Indian attacks, and famine beset the colonists, but the town nonetheless held firm. Valdivia succeeded in founding several other outposts, including Concepción, La Serena, and Valdivia, but like the Incas before him, he was unable to overcome the Mapuche Indians south of the Río Biobío. In a violent Mapuche rebellion, Valdivia was captured and suffered a gruesome
The destination I picked was a place called Villanueva Zacatecas. I picked this place because Villanueva is the place were my dad's side of the family lives. Before you get to Villanueva you are going to pass some of the things I did on my freedom quilt. When I was making my quilt I was looking at all the things you pass before getting to Zacatecas.
Ruben Salazar is a Mexican-American journalist who was a mainstream reporter to primary hronicler and supporter of the Chicano movement of the late 1960s. With his first break with the LA Times, when the staff was predominately white and male, he did not seek to correct the society's wrongdoings towards the Mexican Americas. He wanted to simply be a good reporter and not be known as the "Mexican reporter", ultimately wanted to separate his race from his work. And this in turn had him criticized by the Latino community. His identity affected his journalism in a way that put him kind of stuck in the middle of everything. Like when he was asked to come back to LA from the Dominican Republic and Vietnam to write about the Mexican American high