Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream
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Newcomers to America enrich our diversity and Indigenous people are not the exception.



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At California Hospital, Knowledge of Indigenous Languages is Vital

At California Hospital, Knowledge of Indigenous Languages is Vital | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
But problems arose when several Central American patients were admitted to the hospital speaking only their Indigenous languages, not Spanish. There are a multitude of different Indigenous peoples in Central America, ...
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Four Ways Immigrants Are Crucial To The Modern American Workforce - ThinkProgress

Four Ways Immigrants Are Crucial To The Modern American Workforce - ThinkProgress | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
Four Ways Immigrants Are Crucial To The Modern American Workforce ThinkProgress apples picked by immigrant hands Immigrant labor has quite literally helped to pave the very foundations of American infrastructure from expanding western frontiers to...
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Besides those four important points about immigrant, we have more that could be discuss.

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We need to help our community in renewing their school license. This school is an example on how indigenous have the potential to create and organize for a better future.   

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Latino-indigenous Mexican divide stirs Calif. town

Latino-indigenous Mexican divide stirs Calif. town | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
Down wind-swept El Camino Real, where women in shawls push strollers and old men in cowboy hats linger on dusty benches, farmworkers spill from white contractor buses. From the main drag, it's o...
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Tolerance needs to be part of a community. There is a reality about indigenous people from Oaxaca, we did not have the chance to learn what is civilization; our worries are more about surviving.

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Living Under the Trees | GFEM - Media Database

Living Under the Trees | GFEM - Media Database | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
dnbcch-nipomo11.jpg Living Under the Trees Content Project Living Under the Trees is a photo documentary and oral history website project, documenting the communities of indigenous immigrants from Oaxaca, Mexico, working and farm workers in...
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The real face of immigrants. Hard workers and nature lovers."The planet Earth is our mother, so we have to love it" Teodolfo told me once.

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Loving the Alien: Indigenous Protest and Neo-Colonial Violence in James Cameron’s Avatar

Loving the Alien: Indigenous Protest and Neo-Colonial Violence in James Cameron’s Avatar | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
"This is the final draft of a chapter that will be published in the forthcoming volume: Katarzyna Marciniak, Imogen Tyler, Eds. (2014). Immigrant Protest: Politics, Aesthetics and Everyday Dissent, N.Y.: S.U.N.Y.
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I have no comments on this article. Just read it and judge it.

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KatieMcDade's comment, May 6, 2013 10:54 PM
I remember watching this movie and realizing what it was truly meaning. It also reminded me of Pocahantus
Belinda Garcia's comment, May 7, 2013 10:01 PM
amazing movie that portrays a great message!
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Hidden in Plain Sight: Indigenous Migrants, Their Movements, and Their Challenges

Hidden in Plain Sight: Indigenous Migrants, Their Movements, and Their Challenges | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues estimates there are more than 370 million indigenous people in some 90 countries worldwide.
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A pure example on how indigenous people feel proud to their culture. Indigenous came to USA to enrich its color and beauty.

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Brittany Nuzum's comment, May 6, 2013 7:13 PM
This story is really helpful to understanding indigenous peoples. It could also be used in class to help students understand.
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Indigenous immigrants counted for first time

Indigenous immigrants counted for first time | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
The Census Bureau in 2010 wants to count immigrant indigenous groups for the first time ever, hoping to get a more complete snapshot of a growing segment of the immigrant population.
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This is the true color of United States of America. While politicians are debating about the immigration reform, indigenous people are part of the census of this country.

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Rubi Valencia's comment, May 9, 2013 3:26 PM
I think it is good the government is trying to change this. Indigenous immigrants are part of the population and need to be treated as such. They need to feel a sense of belonging and be respected in this country.
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Indigenous Mexican MIgrants in the United States

Indigenous Mexican MIgrants in the United States | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
The multiple pasts and futures of the Mexican nation can be seen in the faces of the tens of thousands of indigenous people who each year set out on their voyages to the north, and of the many others who decide to settle in countless communities...
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This research paper will help us to understand the Mexican movement to the USA. The indigenous movement is not new. The indigenous movement is a mere result from all descrimination and rejection of society in Mexico. The mexican society does not understand that indigenous people are part of their society.

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Shopping in San Antonino Castillo Velasco, Oaxaca

Shopping in San Antonino Castillo Velasco, Oaxaca | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
My sister and I set out for San Antonino Castillo Velasco, Oaxaca, to visit the potter Don Jose Garcia Antonino who makes life-size human figures sculpted from local red clay called barro rojo.  We...
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If you want to experience something different, I will recomend you to trip to Oaxaca. There you will find delicious and beautiful things, but the most important is to learn why oaxacans are part of your neigborhood.

 
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Shelby Mota's comment, May 7, 2013 12:37 AM
This article has a variety of cultural foods and market places to visit. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this.
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iSOY MIXTECO Ventura County’s hidden community of the Oaxacan peopl By David Michael Courtland

iSOY MIXTECO Ventura County’s hidden community of the Oaxacan peopl  By David Michael Courtland | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
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This is a bit of Oaxacan culture that is available in Ventura County; enjoy and learn another way of art and culture.

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American Holocaust of Native American Indians (FULL Documentary)

The powerful and hard-hitting documentary, American Holocaust, is quite possibly the only film that reveals the link between the Nazi holocaust, which claime...
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This film is very powerful. Watch it and make your own opinion about it. For Native Americans(continent), we believe that the first Europeans change the beauty of this continent.

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Oxnard Group Fights Self-Hatred Within Mexican Community

Oxnard Group Fights Self-Hatred Within Mexican Community | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
Internalized Racism Shows Itself in Another California Agricultural Community Mexican communities along the California coast are changing.  They’re becoming more Indigenous.  For generations, Mexican communities in California were...
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We are part of the economy. We came to the USA to change of our life style, yet to contribute in the economy. California makes billions of dollars a year in agriculture and oaxacan people works hard to make it happen. We are here to contribute and to work hard.

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First Peoples Worldwide » Keeping Indigenous Languages Alive in ...

First Peoples Worldwide » Keeping Indigenous Languages Alive in ... | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
Fluency in Indigenous languages began declining in Mexico in the 1930s when universal schooling was introduced, and all Mexican students were taught in Spanish. Since then, migration, intermarriage, and stigmatization ...
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This a reality in Mexico, yet what about the languages that we are lossing in the United States?

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The Ancestral Values We Inherited: Protecting Indigenous Water, Land and Culture in Mexico

The Ancestral Values We Inherited: Protecting Indigenous Water, Land and Culture in Mexico | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
''We won't let the government or foreign companies own or exploit our resources,'' says Saul Atanasio Roque Morales, a Xoxocotla indigenous man from the state of Morelos, Mexico.
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San Juan Copala, Oaxaca: Rich in Natural Resources but Poor in Indigenous Rights

San Juan Copala, Oaxaca: Rich in Natural Resources but Poor in Indigenous Rights | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
“Aquí nadie se rinde” This was the phrase of many pamphlets of the Triqui indigenous group in the center of Oaxaca, Mexico, who are living in tents next (#Triqui in #Oaxaca, Mexico have been violently displaced by paramilitary groups in clash over...
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Indigenous people suffering the consequences of poverty. No one can help them to avoid violence in their communities.

 

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Students enhance language directory for Indigenous Languages Institute - Santa Fe New Mexican.com

Students enhance language directory for Indigenous Languages Institute - Santa Fe New Mexican.com | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
Students enhance language directory for Indigenous Languages Institute Santa Fe New Mexican.com Three students from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts recently completed a seven-week project at the Indigenous Languages Institute...
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Without language, we can not be able to exchange any ideas or history. Every culture depends on language to survive.

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Living Across Borders: Guatemala Maya Immigrants in the U.S. South | Southern Spaces

Living Across Borders: Guatemala Maya Immigrants in the U.S. South | Southern Spaces | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
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There is no doubt that indigenous people are in the US because the lack of opportunities in their own country. Indigenous are here to work and share their cultures.

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Welcome to America: Connecting Indigenous Autonomy and Immigration

Welcome to America: Connecting Indigenous Autonomy and Immigration | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
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Native Americans are also part of the immigration issue. At the border, they are requested to prove their American status. If they were deported, where are they going to be send?

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New York Struggles to Educate Indigenous Mexican Immigrants - New America Media

New York Struggles to Educate Indigenous Mexican Immigrants - New America Media | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
New America Media is a nationwide association of over 3000 ethnic media organizations representing the development of a more inclusive journalism.
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Poverty is what brings people to the country. Mexican goverment is not providing the opportunity to indigenous people to stay home. Goverment in the USA is strugling to make these comunity to survive among the main streamers.

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L.A. Times updates guidelines for covering immigration

L.A. Times updates guidelines for covering immigration | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
The Los Angeles Times has announced new guidelines for covering immigration.
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"Illegal immigrants" or "undocumented immigrants," are no longer part of the Los Angeles time's. Media in USA are getting a step forward recognizing that prejudice is not longer accepted.

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Sue Blough's comment, May 3, 2013 7:46 PM
It was great to read that the LA Times and the Associated Press are stepping away from labeling people when it comes to immigration articles. Hopefully, this sets a precedent for other newspapers, and public dialogue in general, to be more respectful. Let's hope Fox News gets the memo too
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The Oaxaca-US Connection and Remittances

The Oaxaca-US Connection and Remittances | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
Jeffrey H. Cohen of Pennsylvania State University outlines the migration and remittance patterns of people from the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca.
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Oaxacan people are not only in California, they are around the states of America. They came to this country to work hard a nd support the economy.

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Oaxacans in Greenfield fear discrimination

KCOY Santa Maria, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara Paso Robles, News,California Breaking Local News Weather Sports - kcoy.com is the source for Breaking Local News, Sports, and Weather in Santa Maria,
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I truly believed that as indigenous we had bad habits, yet that does it mean that we are responsible for everything that goes wrong in a city.

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United States of America / Linguistic map

United States of America / Linguistic map | Indigenous Immigrants & the American Dream | Scoop.it
All languages of the United States of America, North American English dialects and accents, indigenous languages are represented on this map.
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This website has enough information to understand how USA is dominated by diversity. Languages are near by, so we need to learn a few of them instead of rejecting them.

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Belinda Garcia's comment, May 7, 2013 10:01 PM
It's a shocker and it's very eyeopening to see how much diversity is out there than what we think or what we see around us.
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History of Mexico - Mixtecs and Zapatecs of Oaxaca

Houston Institute for Culture, History of Mexico, Mixtecs and Zapatecs of Oaxaca
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A little of Oaxacan history to understand who we are and why we are here. We still in the nomad period. Oaxacan still moving around the globe searching for better lands to live and share.

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