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The Lost Fish

    This ancient native story underscores the intrinsic importance of the Pacific lamprey to the culture of the indigenous tribes of the Pacific Northwest. These fish are valued not only for their cultural and ecological significance, but also for their value as a food source and as a medicinal remedy.

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    A special Colombian cultural holiday, and its religious roots.

      El día de las velitas is actually a day people get excited about, a day which they plan in advanced for, a day to spend quality time with their loved ones and actively participate in the costumes of the day. 

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      Nueva Canción’s Víctor Jara: A Discography Overview

        The most foretelling and haunting lyrics being: “El canto tiene sentido/ cuando palpita en las venas del que morirá cantando/ las verdades verdaderas” translating to “the song makes sense when it throbs in the veins of the one who will die singing the truthful truths”.  The beautiful vocals and guitar accompaniment create a simultaneously idyllic and somber tone that empathizes with the struggle of protest. 

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        Professor Lesta-García’s Lecture, “Paul B Preciado y Elizabeth Duval: Teoría Trans en España pasando por París”

          By Oliva O’Brien On November 18th, Assistant Professor of Luso-Hispanic Studies, Lesta-García came to speak to Professor Feldman’s 0490 Spanish seminar course, “Latin America en Paris.” In her lecture, “Paul B. Preciado y Elizabeth Duval: Teoría Trans en España pasando por París,” Lesta-Garcia placed the trans theory of the two Spanish philosophers and writers Paul…

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          La Santa Cecilia-Ice El Hielo

            The song highlights the hard-work, often overqualification and constant anxiety that immigrants and their families live in when trying to make a living without proper paperwork in the U.S.

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