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  Mestiza Leadership International
Mestiza Leadership International provides training and development services that demonstrate the benefits of collaboration, diversity, and effective leadership.
Founded in 1995, Mestiza has established a track record for delivering quality programs in creative and interactive learning environments.
Mestiza is committed to fostering a society where collaboration and inclusiveness are the foundations for mutual respect and continued organizational progress.
mestizaleadership.com /about.htm   (104 words)

  cyborg manifesto 2.0   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The concept of the mestiza implies a consciousness that is mobile, multiple, nomadic and schizoid.
In sketching out what the mestiza might entail, Gloria Anzaldua point out that borders are places where different cultures, identities, sexualities, classes, geographies, races and genders collide or interchange.
She then claims that the consciousness of the 'new mestiza' - or mixed-race woman - as one involving 'crossing over' and 'perpetual transition', is a useful metaphor for avoiding unitary paradigms and dualistic thought.
www.cyberartsweb.org /cpace/theory/hoofd/figurati/mestiza.html   (126 words)

La mestiza constantly ahs to shift out of habitual formations; from convergent thinking, analytical reasoning that tends to use rationality to move toward a single goal (a Western mode), to divergent thinking, characterized by movement away from set patterns and goals and toward a more whole perspective, one that includes rather than excludes.
The work of mestiza consciousness is to break down the subject-object duality that keeps her a prisoner and to show in the flesh and through the images in her work how duality is transcended.
To wash down the shame of his acts, of his very being, and to handle the brute in the mirror, he takes to the bottle, the snort, the needle, and the fist.
social.chass.ncsu.edu /wyrick/debclass/anzal.htm   (2239 words)

 Genders OnLine Journal - Presenting innovative theories in art, literature, history, music, TV and film.
Mestizaness then represents never some final transgressive liberating crossing of borders, but an on-going recombination, which changes as different social groups and economic and political forces try to shape this identity formation.
In the Latina’s mestizaness, flness is reduced to an asset, one that adds to her coolness and hipness, but one that is not revolutionary or transformative of a historically normative white (Anglo-European) culture.
But rather than evaluating the mestiza consciousness of the new Latina/o as finally either freeing or restrictive, I have tried to foreground the figure of the Latina as a site of contestation, as a fluid, syncretic identification over which various groups in our contemporary society are struggling for authorizing control.
www.genders.org /g41/g41_knadler.html   (8259 words)

 Hypatia--"New Mestizas," "'World'-Travelers," and "Dasein": Phenomenology and the Multi-Voiced, Multi-Cultural Self
La mestiza constantly has to shift out of habitual formations; from convergent thinking, analytical reasoning that tends to use rationality to move toward a single goal (a Western mode), to divergent thinking characterized by movement away from set patterns and goals and toward a more whole perspective, one that includes rather than excludes.
In a later piece, however, Lugones ties the notion of the new mestiza to what she calls the "logic of curdling," the logic of a being that is multiple but is not fragmented and that has the possibility of resistance (1996, 27-29).
She states that "this plural personality of the new mestiza is anchored in the borders, in that space where critique, rupture and hybridization take place" (1992, 35).
www.indiana.edu /~iupress/journals/hypatia/hyp16-3.html   (9883 words)

 Peace Corps Online | May 1, 2004: Headlines: COS - Chile: Hispanic Issues: NGO's: Latina Style: Chile RPCV Juana ...
The Mestiza Leadership Institute in Boulder, Co., has made a name for itself since its inception in 1995 as the consulting firm to turn to for tapping into the benefits of multicultural leadership.
Mestiza, the Spanish word for people of Native American and European heritage, seemed a perfect name for Bordas’ new endeavor, which specializes in training and developing a work environment that encourages diversity and effective leadership.
“[Mestiza] signifies that Latinos are mixtures, and that we are so diverse that we can become a model for the whole world,” she says.
peacecorpsonline.org /messages/messages/467/2026687.html   (1866 words)

 American Passages - Unit 2. Exploring Borderlands: Authors
Gloria Anzaldúa's work is fundamentally concerned with articulating what she calls a "new mestiza consciousness," an identity characterized by hybridity, flexibility, and plurality and focused on the experiences of Chicanas (Mexican American women) and particularly mestizas (Chicana and Mexican women who have mixed Native American and Spanish heritage).
Anzaldúa's complex identity as a woman, a Chicana, a mestiza, and a lesbian is reflected in her pioneering contributions to gender studies, Chicano studies, queer theory, and creative writing.
Because she believes that language and identity are inextricably linked, Anzaldúa's writing often engages in daring narrative innovations intended to reflect the inclusivity of the mestiza identity: by shifting between and combining different genres, points of view, and even languages, she attempts to represent the mestiza's propensity to "shift out of habitual formations.
www.learner.org /amerpass/unit02/authors-1.html   (471 words)

 Heath Anthology of American LiteratureGloria Anzaldúa - Author Page
Her highly acclaimed text, Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza, interweaves autobiography, history of the Chicana/o Southwest, essay, autobiography, and poetry in a manner that defies traditional categorization.
Mestiza methodology offers strategies for unearthing a razed indigenous history as a process of coming to consciousness as political agents of change.
Mestizas can turn to pre-conquest history and historical sites such as the Aztec temples to recover women’s place in a past that has been satanized.
college.hmco.com /english/lauter/heath/4e/students/author_pages/contemporary/anzaldua_gl.html   (905 words)

 Race and Pedagogy Project - Teaching Resources » Lesson Plan:Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza.
Writing about external, communal, and individual borderlands from a position on, around, and between those borders, Anzaldúa subversively advocates a political mobilization around the “mestiza consciousness,” for only multiplicity—internal as well as external—can break down the “subject-object duality that keeps her [one] a prisoner” (80).
As she writes of her sexuality, “As a lesbian, I have no race, my own people disclaim me; but I am all races because there is the queer of me in all races” (80).
The mestiza’s dual or multiple personality is plagued by psychic restlessness” (Lauter 2753).
rpp.english.ucsb.edu /classroom/teaching-immigration-issues/anzaldua-gloria-borderlandsla-frontera-the-new-mestiza-san-francisco-aunt-lute-1987   (1108 words)

 MELUS: Metaphors of a Mestiza Consciousness: Anzaldua's Borderlands/La Frontera - Critical Essay
In her seminal text Borderlands/La Frontera, Gloria Anzaldua constructs a mestiza consciousness as a dynamic "new mythos" capable of breaking down dualistic hegemonic paradigms.
As a mestiza (a woman of "white, Mexican [and] Indian" descent), and a lesbian and feminist, Anzaldua redefines Mestizaje through what she calls a mestiza consciousness: "a new value system with images and symbols" that may serve to heal the split between "white...
As a mestiza, Anzaldua feels prohibited in the borderland of the southwestern United States that she describes as a land where "those in power, the whites and those who align themselves with whites" de-legitimize "those who cross over...
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2278/is_2_25/ai_67532173   (1236 words)

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Transformed by her encounter with a slave past, Reina is resurrected as a different kind of mestiza, one who is not just fl or white, but truly multiple, fed by many signs that still carry the weight of history.
In this disfigured cuerpo de Cuba, one that is a patchwork of "grafts" without clear origins, Garcia imagines a mestiza who can pull from both her mother’s and her father’s many racial pasts.
In recovering the figure of the mestiza as "blanca from the block" in turn-of-the-21st-century discourse, I have tried to argue that popular versions of the mestiza Latina that are marketed by Hollywood and MTV can and do re-establish racial borders to create a Republican friendly U.S. multiculturalism.
www.genders.org /g41/g41_knadler.txt   (8927 words)

 Perla Batalla - NMT PAS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Comfortable in both English and Spanish, proud of her mestiza heritage, musically adventurous and accompanied by impeccable performers, Batalla would make a fitting addition to Gabriel's Real World record label roster.
Mestiza, Batalla's stunning second release, comes after several years singing with Leonard Cohen and various other artists.
Mestiza is a marvel: a gorgeous, accessible piece of art with more soul than a plate of pork chops, greens, and cornbread." --- Amazon.com
www.nmtpas.org /?node=1010   (454 words)

 epcensus8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Rosales, Julian: mulatto from Julimes, 30, farmer, married to Dolores Rodriguez, mestiza from Paso, 26.
Ruiz, Lorenzo: mestizo from Paso, 24, farmer, married to Vrbana Idalgo, a mestiza from Paso, 18.
At NSG on 23 Feb. 1797 for Matiana Trujillo, 20, native and vecina of Paso, mestiza, legitimate daughter of Isidro Trujillo and María Josefa García, and José Mariano Minjares, mulato, native and citizen of Paso, 23, legitimate son of Juan Antonio Minjares and María Theresa Sifuentes, deceased.
pages.prodigy.net /bluemountain1/epcensus8.htm   (14130 words)

 California Spanish Genealogy - California Census 1790
Also, the meaning of the caste terms (español, española, india, indio, mestiza, mestizo, mulata, mulato) varied from one year to the next and may not be an accurate description; please refer to Mason's book for a full discussion regarding caste terms.
María Simona Rodríguez, mestiza, from Cosalá [Sinaloa], widow, 33 {second husband was Jose Maria Lopez}; three children, mestizos: Francisca López, 7 {father may have been Toribio Garcia}; José Antonio López, 3; José María López, 2.
Juana Serna, mestiza, [from Villa Sinaloa] 50, widow [of José Manuel Antuna].
www.sfgenealogy.com /sf/ca1790.htm   (6561 words)

 The MestiZa Project
The MestiZa Project is an ambitious multi-media endeavor put forth to document the often-overlooked histories and experiences of mixed race Pilipino Americans.
It is called "The MestiZa Project" because it's creator most closely aligns her own ethnic identity with the word MestiZa.
The MestiZa Project was born after it's creator recognized the lack of resources and writing by and about mixed race Pilipinos.
www.themestizaproject.com /01.html   (321 words)

 Metaphors of a Mestiza Consciousness: Anzaldua's Borderlands/La Frontera - Questia Online Library
Metaphors of a Mestiza Consciousness: Anzaldua's Borderlands/La Frontera
In her seminal text Borderlands/La Frontera, Gloria Anzaldua constructs a mestiza consciousness as a dynamic "new mythos" capable of breaking down dualistic hegemonic paradigms.
As a mestiza (a woman of "white, Mexican [and] Indian" descent), and a lesbian and feminist, Anzaldua redefines Mestizaje through what she calls a mestiza consciousness: "a new value system with images and symbols" that may serve to heal the split between "white...
www.questia.com /PM.qst?a=o&d=5001792834   (383 words)

 La Guadalupaña: Maria the Mestiza, by Richard Bower
But the Virgin of Guadalupe, mestiza and friend of the poor, is not content simply to reside with gentleness in the hearts of the people, in a personal, private way.
María the Mestiza is a woman for all of the people, especially for those most abandoned and humiliated.
María came as a mestiza, incarnated in the new emerging culture of the poor.
www.thewitness.org /agw/bower120804.html   (1397 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
In the same pan fry the red and yellow peppers and the squashes.
In the same pan fry the onion with the butter, add the vinegar, salt and pepper and Cocina Mestiza’s Sweet And Sour Plum Sauce.
Keep them warm and serve with Cocina Mestiza’s Sweet And Sour Plum Sauce on the side.
www3.telus.net /mark_busse/recipes/Bens_Mexican_Delights.doc   (220 words)

 MELUS: Liminality and mestiza consciousness in Lynda Barry's One Hundred Demons
In the Philippines, as in other territories colonized by Spain, the mestiza has been reified and imbued with desirability: she's assumed to be closer to power, to the colonizer, which, as Vicente L. Rafael notes, results in "the envy of and for mestiza-ness":
Rafael also underscores that mestizoness has multiplicitous meanings which often supersede significations understood by those who embody its markings: "Mestizoness is the capacity, among other things, to speak in different registers, as if one's identity were overlaid and occupied by other possible ones" (167).
For example, a distinctive and significant aspect of One Hundred Demons is its exploring the complexities of whiteness and its significations for mestizaness in Filipino America: what does it mean to be a white mestiza in America, one who has the ability to try on different identities because she has the privilege of white skin?
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2278/is_1_29/ai_n6148075/pg_2   (1284 words)

1791 for FelipeDurán, 31, mestizo, Paso native and citizen, adopted son of Antonio Durán, and Juana Ortega, 23, mestiza native and citizen of Paso, legitimate daughter ofJuan Pío Ortega and María Rosa Gonsáles.
Pedraza, Estevan: mestizo from Paso, 26, farmer, married to Manuela Sanchez, mestiza from Paso, 22.
DM at NSG on 12 Feb. 1794 for José de Jesús Provencio, 23, Paso citizen and native, legitimate son of Isidro Provencio and María Venavides, natives of Paso, and Jualiana Benita Sánches,, 17, Paso native, legitimate daughter of Bernardo Sánches and María Medina, all from the Presidio del Norte and Paso citizens.
pages.prodigy.net /bluemountain1/epcensus7.htm   (11403 words)

 Roberta Fernández’s Intaglio: Border Crossings and Mestiza Feminism in the Borderlands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Instead, engendered as it is in the “coming together of two self-consistent but habitually incompatible frames of reference,” this feminism speaks in a tongue that is forked even as it mongrelizes its cultural affiliations while embracing moments and processes of ambiguity and contradiction (Anzaldúa 78).
It is in the disorderliness of border experience that we mark the evolution of a mestiza feminist consciousness in the borderlands.
This is why Anzaldúa uses the term “mestiza consciousness” to denote the multiply-encoded nature of Chicana border feminism (77).
www.utpjournals.com /product/cras/301/muthyala.html   (6731 words)

Mestiza is a youth oriented variety/talk show, run by students that was broadcast weekly on Wed.
Well, after talking to the Shaw execs, we find out that mestiza can continue IF we are a segment on Plugged In.
We will have to get more crew members and young host and reporters.
www.geocities.com /batplaid/mestiza1.html   (273 words)

 Eng 259 Response Assignment Two
Given the themes of cultural, psychological, sexual, and spiritual borderlands that she has expressed throughout her work, what is the significance of the return she describes at the very end?
How can the mestiza successfully overcome the inward and outward struggles that are a product of living in two worlds at the same time?
Discuss the actual and figurative return of the mestiza in the last chapter of Borderlands/La Frontera.
www.ecsu.ctstateu.edu /personal/faculty/mcneilk/Chic_response2_sp03.html   (820 words)

 Mestiza - Compare prices and read reviews on Mestiza music CD CDs album buy - price   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Mestiza - Compare prices and read reviews on Mestiza music CD CDs album buy - price
Welcome to Mestiza album by on www.nitro-shopping.co.uk the best place to find Mestiza reviews and compare prices on the CD record.
You can even rate the album Mestiza and write your own review to tell others how good or bad it is.
www.nitro-shopping.co.uk /Music/ME6/Mestiza.html   (91 words)

 Motivational Speaking and Keynotes
Getting your meeting or conference off to a jump-start or motivating people after a tasty lunch requires a dynamic inspirational speaker with a message that matters!
Working with your organization, Mestiza customizes keynotes and motivational sessions to enhance the conference theme and spark participant learning.
Pass the Salsa: The Benefits of Cultural Diversity
mestizaleadership.com /mspeaking.htm   (263 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: Mestiza   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Co-written with the legendary David Batteau, "Mestiza" is a cross pollination of Latin and North American Musical Influences that cuts across genre and language.
Although Mestiza is well done and displays Perla's range, her 1st CD is still an all time great pop CD.
There's something expressed in Mestiza I've seen women relate with powerfully -- something which also causes me as a man to celebrate how wonderful it is that such women grace this life.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00000IWJO?v=glance   (995 words)

 Gurule Family Surname   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Jose Manuel Gurule (coyote, age 61), Maria Josefa Baca (mestiza, age 37), three sons (19, 14 and 10), two daughters (15 and 9), one grandson (age 1)
Juan Christoval Gurule (mestizo, age 25), Maria Ygnacia Martin (mestiza, age 21), her mother (mestiza, age 40), one niece (mestiza, age 10)
Juan Christoval Gurule (mestizo, age 30), Juana Polonia Luzero (mestiza, age 20), one son (age 3), one daughter (age 10)
www.gurulefamily.org /source/nm_census_1790.shtml   (565 words)

 Vanguard News Network Forum - mestiza elementary principal & mestizo live-in boyfriend popped for coke-VIDEO
mestiza elementary principal and mestizo live-in boyfriend popped for coke-VIDEO
You can see her mixed ethnicity better if you expand your player's screen.
I had thought that, except her hair seems thick and straight, and she is shacked with (I would think) one of her own kind.
www.vnnforum.com /showthread.php?t=543   (371 words)

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