Lecturer John Schmal will give a presentation on searching for your indigenous roots in Mexico. In addition to showing examples of Indian baptisms and marriages from various parts of the country, he will discuss the issue of tribal identity and the use of the generic term “indio” in Catholic Church records as early as the 1600s. Some of the challenges of tracing indigenous families beyond several generations will be discussed. John P. Schmal is a historian, genealogist, and lecturer. John…
Los Angeles Libros Festival is a free bilingual book festival for the whole family. Celebrating heritage, the festival will feature storytelling, musical performances, local and international authors, art workshops, books, and more. LA Libros Festival will take place virtually, on Facebook and YouTube.
NCA presents an exciting and colorful introduction to the music of Peru, featuring songs and rhythms from Inca, Criollo, and Afro-Peruvian extraction on ethnic woodwinds, strings, and percussion instruments. This LA Made program is part of the pre-festival programming for LA Libros Fest. Streaming live on Facebook and YouTube. ¡Te esperamos!