By Carole M. Counihan
Located within the southern San Luis Valley of Colorado, the distant and comparatively unknown city of Antonito is domestic to an overwhelmingly Hispanic inhabitants suffering not just to exist in an economically depressed and politically marginalized quarter, but in addition to maintain their tradition and their lifeways. among 1996 and 2006, anthropologist Carole Counihan amassed food-centered existence histories from nineteen Mexicanas—Hispanic American women—who had long-standing roots within the higher Rio Grande quarter. The interviews during this groundbreaking examine interested in southern Colorado Hispanic foodways—beliefs and behaviors surrounding nutrients construction, distribution, education, and consumption.
In this booklet, Counihan gains vast excerpts from those interviews to provide voice to the ladies of Antonito and spotlight their views. 3 strains of inquiry are framed: feminist ethnography, Latino cultural citizenship, and Chicano environmentalism. Counihan files how Antonito's Mexicanas identify a feeling of position and belonging via their wisdom of land and water and use this data to maintain their households and groups. girls play an incredible function by way of gardening, canning, and drying greens; making a living to shop for foodstuff; cooking; and feeding kin, buddies, and buddies on traditional and festive events. They use nutrition to solder or holiday relationships and to precise contrasting emotions of concord and generosity, or enmity and envy. The interviews during this publication demonstrate that those Mexicanas are innovative services whose nutrients paintings contributes to cultural survival.
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A Tortilla Is Like Life: Food and Culture in the San Luis Valley of Colorado (Louann Atkins Temple Women & Culture Series) (Louann Atkins Temple Women & Culture (Numbered)) by Carole M. Counihan