Dando atención a migrantes en el desierto

By Paula Díaz/El Inde En el segundo piso del consulado de México en Tucson hay varios cubículos, donde se encuentran los operadores del centro de llamadas que ofrece asistencia a los mexicanos. Estos tienden a ser migrantes que están en medio del desierto perdidos, familiares buscando a uno de sus seres queridos que cruzaron la…

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Making art out of life

By Jenna Nicole Rivera/El Inde Though artists have come to express themselves in various ways, Francisco Narxogaray, a local Tucson-based artist, finds himself navigating life through his art while sharing his personal stories along the way. Jenna Nicole Rivera has the story.

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Barrio Viejo’s legacy lives on

By Vanessa Lucero/El Inde Before 1971, the area just south of downtown Tucson was a thriving Mexican American community. It has adobe homes and pocket parks; it was the place where Mexican Americans celebrated and preserved their culture. But then on March 1, 1966, the Pueblo Center Redevelopment Project was approved, targeting 80 acres of…

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Needle and thread: Quilting the migrant experience

By Julia Blumberg/El Inde The Migrant Quilt Project was started in 2007. Each quilt is meant to memorialize the people who lost their lives crossing the desert, the identified and the desconocidos. It now has a home at the Arizona History Museum. Julia Blumberg has this story. Music: Siddhartha Corsus, A Song for Peace https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Siddhartha/let-there-be-peace/a-song-for-peace…

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