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La Tolteca Spring 2012 Issue

March 22, 2012

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Activist Response in Tucscon to the Dismantling of Mex-Amer Studies

March 13, 2012

REFORMA’s Resolution regarding TUSD February 28, 2012 REFORMA RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF THE STUDENTS OF THE OUTLAWED MEXICAN AMERICAN STUDIES PROGRAM IN THE TUCSON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT REFORMA, the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-speaking, an affiliate of the American Library Association, with nineteen local and regional chapters [...]

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New Writers Beware & A Call to Arms to All Book Lovers

March 11, 2012

From Bryce Milligan: Ebook sales have been a highly addictive drug to many smaller publishers. For one thing, there are no “returns.” Traditionally, profit margins for publishers are so low because books that remain on shelves too long can be returned for credit—too often in unsalable condition. No one returns an ebook. Further, ebook sales [...]

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The Progressive – Sherman Alexie Speaks Out

February 4, 2012

Sherman Alexie Let’s get one thing out of the way: Mexican immigration is an oxymoron. Mexicans are indigenous. So, in a strange way, I’m pleased that the racist folks of Arizona have officially declared, in banning me alongside Urrea, Baca, and Castillo, that their anti-immigration laws are also anti-Indian. I’m also strangely pleased that [...]

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Books Banned in Tucson

January 17, 2012

Hey kids: We interrupt our scheduled programming on the upcoming writing workshops I am offering this Easter Week in New Mexico to give an update on the political, moral and psychological decline of our neighboring state. Here is a full list of books that were effectively banned when Tucson shut down the ethnic studies program. [...]

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Attention American PEN members

January 11, 2012

Great news: there’s still time to submit a letter of nomination for PEN’s awards. Our awards program—the most comprehensive in the country—will present 20 awards in 2012, and one of the many benefits of PEN Membership is the ability to submit letters of recommendation on behalf of your colleagues. Help honor a writer whose contributions [...]

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January 2, 2012

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Hoy Día de la Virgen de Guadalupe

December 12, 2011

Que los bendiga a todos.

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La Tolteca Winter 2012 Issue

December 1, 2011

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Ana Castillo in Santa Fe, Nov 9, 10 and 11. Join me!

October 22, 2011

NNMC flier

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