ARTIFACT: The Sleeping Mexican

ARTIFACT: The Sleeping Mexican AKA: Pancho, Pedro, Ramón, the Lazy Mexican, the Sombreroed Dozer, the Dreamer, the Resting Worker, the Siesta Motif SIZE: Various FOLKLIFE: … Read more


BorderLore is a monthly online journal documenting, sharing, and elevating folklife in the borderlands region (Arizona, New Mexico, southern California, southern Utah, west Texas, and … Read more

Maribel Alvarez

The Improbable Direction

by Maribel Alvarez One of the most important lessons I learned as a folklorist-in-training in graduate school came to me in a footnote: a quote … Read more

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