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Sunday Speaker Series: Chicano Writing

Chicana writer Daisy Lopez will present “Chicano Writing” at 2 p.m. on Dec. 2 during the Sunday Speaker Series at the Museum of South Texas History in Edinburg. Lopez, the author of “Voices from the Past, Don’t Kill my Curandera” and “Macaria the Mexican Puppet,” will...

Sunday Speaker Series to highlight the Edcouch-Elsa High School Walkout

UTRGV professor to discuss the impact of this historic event In 1968, more than 100 students walked out of a high school run by the Edcouch-Elsa School District. The students were seeking better education tools but felt their concerns were not being addressed by the...

Honor the Departed at the Museum of South Texas History Nov. 3

During Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, sweet calaveras (sugar skulls) are placed on home altars. Names are written on the skulls that serve as a token of remembrance, and the deceased’s favorite foods and drinks are placed as ofrendas (offerings) for their...

Sunday Speaker Series: Traditional Uses of Native Plants

Sunday Speaker Series Presentation Begins at 2 p.m. Oct. 28 What was the most important native plant to a vaquero? What plant provides seeds that were used by our ancestors as a coffee substitute? The answers to these questions will be presented by Benito Treviño, the...

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