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By Dylan A. T. Miner

ISBN-10: 0816530033

ISBN-13: 9780816530038

In lowriding tradition, the experience is many things—both actual and highbrow. Embraced through either Xicano and different Indigenous adolescence, lowriding takes whatever very ordinary—a motor vehicle or bike—and transforms it and claims it.

Using the concept lowriding is an Indigenous manner of being on this planet, artist and historian Dylan A. T. Miner discusses the a number of roles that Aztlán has performed at quite a few moments in time, from the pre-Cuauhtemoc codices via either Spanish and American colonial regimes, prior the Chicano move and into the current day. throughout this “migration story,” Miner demanding situations notions of mestizaje and asserts Aztlán, as visualized through Xicano artists, as a sort of Indigenous sovereignty.

Throughout this publication, Miner employs Indigenous and local American methodologies to teach that Chicano artwork has to be understood within the context of Indigenous heritage, anticolonial fight, and local American stories. Miner can pay specific awareness to artwork outdoor the U.S. Southwest and contains discussions of labor via Nora Chapa Mendoza, Gilbert "Magú" Luján, Santa Barraza, Malaquías Montoya, Carlos Cortéz Koyokuikatl, Favianna Rodríguez, and Dignidad Rebelde, such as Melanie Cervantes and Jesús Barraza.

With 16 pages of colour photographs, this booklet could be an important to these drawn to paintings heritage, anthropology, philosophy, and Chicano and local American reports. Creating Aztlán interrogates the old and critical function that Aztlán performs in Chicano and Indigenous artwork and culture.

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