C/LS 16(1) Fall 2016

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The articles, creative writing, artistic production, and book reviews in this issue bring to the fore the voices and ways of being of Indigenous women, immigrant mothers/activists, and lesbian immigrant street vendors. In doing so, the authors actively engage in an in-depth critique of colonization and genocide, inhumane immigration policy, and economic exploitation.

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"Artist Sarah Ortegon and Buffalo Heart" (2016) by Sarah Ortegon

“Artist Sarah Ortegon and Buffalo Heart” (2016) by Sarah Ortegon

The articles, creative writing, artistic production, and book reviews in this issue bring to the fore the voices and ways of being of Indigenous women, immigrant mothers/activists, and lesbian immigrant street vendors. In doing so, the authors actively engage in an in-depth critique of colonization and genocide, inhumane immigration policy, and economic exploitation.


ARTIST’S STATEMENT

Four Directions
Sarah Ortegon

EDITORS’ COMMENTARY

We are all ‘Under one Moon’
Gloria H. Cuádraz and C. Alejandra Elenes

ESSAYS

Uneven Exchanges: Borderlands Violence and the Search for Peace at Sand Creek
Marisa Elena Duarte

Voicing Citizenship: Undocumented Women and Social Media
Jillian Baez

Heterosexualization and the State: The Poetry of Gloria Anzaldúa
Ariana Vigil

Bar Tasco: Latina Immigrant Vendors’ Mestiza Consciousness
Lorena Muñoz

CREATIVE WRITING

Editor’s Commentary
Words to Heal
Patricia Trujillo

Poetry
Handkerchief de Algodón
Yolanda Nieves

Sojourner
Yolanda Nieves

Sueño is Reality
Yolanda Nieves

Where the metal meets my hand
Isabel Kathryn Ball

The Last Story
Anita Rodriguez

Mi Tía: Stories of a Murdered Scholar in Guatemala
Lydia A. Saravia

IN REVIEW

Barrio Dreams: Selected Plays by Silviana Wood
Cordelia E. Barrera

Family Activism: Immigrant Struggles and the Politics of Noncitizenship
Elisa Facio