Great Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

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More Hispanic and Indigenous Education Resources

Coveteur Magazine, NY identifies books that celebrate Latinx and Hispanic culture.

The Difference between Hispanic and Latino by Nicki Lisa Cole, Ph.D.

- Explores the difference between the terms which “are often used interchangeably though they actually mean two different things.” 

 

Smithsonian's Heritage and History Month Events

- Features performers, lecturers, and family activities that celebrate the rich cultural heritage of Hispanic and Latin American communities.

 

Smithsonian Latino Center Virtual Museum

- Features a collection of diverse stories and experiences that reflect Latino presence in U.S. history and culture.

Spain Art & Culture

- Features literature, film, and local visual arts events by acclaimed and emerging authors, artists, and performers from Spain.

 

The American Latino Heritage Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itinerary

produced by the National Park Service’s Heritage Education Services in partnership with the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers, features a picture gallery of historic sites across the country that reflect American Latino heritage. The gallery is also available in Spanish.

 

Library of Congress Latinx Resource Guide: Civil Rights Cases & Events in the United States

is a research guide that focuses on 20th and 21st century American court cases, legislation, and events that had important impacts on civil rights in Chicana/o/x, Hispanic, Latina/o/x, Mexican-American and Puerto Rican communities.

For the purposes of the mission of CITC and this website, Indigenous and Tejano People are defined as follows:

1. Indigenous – The people who were originally in the Americas before European invasion.

 

2. Tejano – The people of Indigenous descent and ancestry, and the people who are of mixed ancestry that includes Indigenous descent and ancestry, who are originally from the Texas area or who migrated and settled in the Texas area.