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Social Movements and Native Traditions - the Ricardo Montejano Collection (Mexico) | FONCA

The Ricardo Montejano Collection: Social movements and Mexican rural and native cultures.

Project Abstract

This project preserves 3,300 audio recordings from Ricardo Montejano's field and studio recordings. Among the voices recorded on these tapes are social activists, peasants, native Mexicans, musicians, and traditional doctors as well as guardians of the country’s ancestral culture. The collection documents the political and cultural realities of Mexican people and contemporary Mexico.

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