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Fighting Stereotypes: “But She Looks So Indian, Too Bad”

A family friend gave birth to a newborn a few days ago. Everyone gathered around the baby and played with the her soft hands, her button nose, and her tiny feet. People cooed and made funny noises to the baby. The … Continue reading

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Ecuadorian Telenovela: Rosita, La Taxista

“De Imbabura me vine al Guayas…” (From Imbabura, I came to Guayas) “Rosita La Taxista” is an Ecuadorian soap opera that tells a story about a Native woman who works as a taxi driver in Guayaquil, Ecuador. At ten years old, Rosita and … Continue reading

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