Nuestras Historias

The Blog of the Latino Oral Histories Project of Rhode Island

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Fire in CF-Pawtucket March 14 2020


In the early hours of March 14, 2020 residents on Pine Street, on the Central Falls-Pawtucket city line, were awakened to see this view.

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Welcome to Diana!

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We would like to welcome Diana Figueroa to Nuestras Raíces @RILA!

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Theatricizing Our Oral Histories

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Rhode Island Latino Arts and Nuestras Raíces have commissioned an original monologue written and directed by Marcel Mascaró and starring Magnolia Pérez as Doña Fefa.

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Este Es Mi Barrio | This is My Neighborhood

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Residents of the Broad Street and Cranston Street neighborhoods in Providence and Dexter Street in Central Falls are invited to participate in monthly pláticas (community conversations).

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Oral History Best Practices Workshops 2018

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RILA’s Executive Director and Nuestras Raíces Project Director will offer Oral History Best Practices Workshops in 2018

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To Rhode Island from Puerto Rico | Hurricane María

Marta w Maria Rivera (interview)


History is not about the ancient past, or even about what took place 10 years ago.

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