Bernardo P Gallegos
Valencia, located approximately 20 miles south of Albuquerque was where my maternal Aragon family originated in the 18th century.
My new book, Postcolonial Indignous Performances, Coyote Musings on Genizaros, Hybridity, Education, and Slavery is available here:
Literacy Education and Society in New Mexico: 1693-1821 is now available on Amazon. Order here!
Santuario de Santa Cruz de Chimayo. An example of Religious syncretism...a pre-conquest Pueblo sacred site transformed into a Catholic sacred site.
At El Colegio de Santa Cruz de Tlaltelolco, the first University in America dedicated to the intellectual development of Native American Students. Founded in 1532 by Franciscans who were part of the Humanist movement of Europe.
Fountain at the Central Plaza of Coyoacan, Mexico DF. One of my favorite places in the world. Coyote is an important term to me as many of my ancestors are listed in records as "Coyotes," which signified a mixture of Indian and Spanish, with more Indian than Spanish.
Welcome to my site: bernardogallegos.com
Professor of Educational Foundations, Teacher Education, and Indigenous Educational History.