Tag: culture

Cause & Affect

Growing up in New Mexico gave me the chance to understand the importance of cultural identity, even if it was not mine that I was learning about. Our history lessons included field trips to the landmarks of victory and defeat for the Mexican, Spanish, Chicano, and Native American (23...

The Shake Sisters

The Shake Sisters worked at the street-side shop around the corner from our housing complex. They were probably 13 or 14-years-old and as adroit at sales as they were at making mango smoothies. Foreign students daily graced their shop and sat in small plastic chairs meant for children, their...