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Some Specific Latino-American Cultures

Cuban American - Mexican-American - Puerto Rican  


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 Since Puerto Ricans are already American citizens, things "Puerto Rican" and things which may be labeled "Puerto Rican-American" will often overlap.


Al Boricua, a Cultural Site for Puerto Ricans __ "This website is the internet home of "EL BORICUA" a monthly cultural magazine available on-line only. Both this website and our monthly publication are dedicated to our descendants, the children of Puerto Ricans, so that they can remember our culture, learn about their roots and history, and be proud to call themselves Boricuas and Puertorriqueños." - illustrated - From elboricua.com - http://www.elboricua.com/index.html 

BoricuaKids - Puerto Rico-USA __ " Puerto Rican Studies for Children. A concise description and history of Puerto Rico's association with the United States." - From elboricua.com - http://www.elboricua.com/BoricuaKids_PuertoRicoUSA.html 

Chinese Puerto Rican __ "Although Chinese-Puerto Ricans are small in numbers compared to Puerto Ricans of Spanish, Amerindian, or African descent, nevertheless, they form a identifiable structure of Puerto Rican society." An encyclopedic article. - From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_Puerto_Rican 

Growing Up Puerto Rican __ "Are you Puerto Rican or American? Hesitantly, I don't know what to say when people ask me this question because I feel that I have to choose between the two ethnicities. Since I was born in the U.S., I am considered American. But, if I say I am American, I am asked about my origins. Thus, controversy evolves around inhabitants of Puerto Rico because they are considered Americans since Puerto Rico is a commonwealth of the United States." An essay - From Ailym Diaz - http://raceamlit.newark.rutgers.edu/ailym.html 

An Introduction to Puerto Rican Genealogy __ "Most second and third generation Puerto Rican Americans know little about their cultural history, and much less about their own family history..." Learn how to get started on the search. - from Hispanic Genealogical Society of New York - http://www.prroots.com/beginners.htm 

List of Puerto Ricans __ You will find an extensive list of names with links to biographical material. - From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_famous_Puerto_Ricans 

The Nation: Unmanifest Destiny - What to do with Puerto Rico __ "Puerto Ricans are American citizens and can immigrate here freely..." An editorial article. - From findarticles.com - http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1282/is_11_52/ai_62838136 

People, Races, Ethnicity in the U.S. Puerto Rican Americans Part 1 __ "About the Puerto Rican Americans in the U.S. including where they are from, why they left, how many there are, famous Puerto Rican-Americans and more." - From trivia-library.com - http://www.trivia-library.com/b/people-races-ethnicity-in-the-u-s-puerto-rican-americans-part-1.htm 


Puerto Rican __ An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puerto_Rican
Understanding Ethnic Labels and Puerto Rican Identity __ An excellent lesson plan. Goals, procedure, materials needed and more. - From Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute - http://www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/2000/1/00.01.05.x.html

Voices of New York __ "¿Hablas Spanish?: The Linguistic Culture of Bronx Puerto Ricans" A good look at language, education, services and more. - illustrated - From New York University - http://www.nyu.edu/classes/blake.map2001/puertorico.html 


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