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Cinco De Mayo: Why We Celebrate

“May 5, 1862 and the siege of Puebla,” a 1901 image from the Biblioteca del Niño Mexicano, a series of booklets for children detailing the history of Mexico.
nonymous painting depicting the Battle of Puebla in 1862, located at the Museo Nacional de las Intervenciones.
Tina Medina, Xicana Bandera, 2019.

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Ruben Arellano Tlakatekatl

Scholar, activist, & history professor. Research explores Chicano indigeneity, Mex indigenist nationalism, Coahuiltecan identity, & the subaltern history of TX.