Sojourners, Settlers, and New Immigrants: Mexicanos in Oregon

The Independence Heritage Museum is pleased to host an Oregon Chautauqua Program from the Oregon Council for the Humanities. Erlinda Gonzales-Berry will discuss the history of migration and the complex issues concerning borders in “Sojourners, Settlers, and New Immigrants: Mexicanos in Oregon.” Gonzales-Berry will explore the seventy-five-year history of migration and settlement of Mexicans in Oregon, high-lighting their sustained practices of community building, struggles for integration, and contributions to the cultural and economic landscape of the state.

This free, public program will take place on Saturday, January 10th at 1:30pm at The Independence Heritage Museum, 112 S. 3rd st, Independence.

To learn more, visit The Independence Heritage Museum website.

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