Maylei Blackwell’s essay “Contested Histories:Las Hijas de Cuauhtemoc” Ch. 2
Read the excerpt, pp. 59-66, in Maylei Blackwell’s essay “Contested Histories:Las Hijas de Cuauhtemoc” Ch. 2 in the book Chicana Feminisms.
1.) What’s your gut reaction to this reading?
2.) Give at least three examples of how activist Chicanas were treated by Chicano men at Cal State Long Beach UMAS and MEChA to try to undermine their leadership.
3.) The article argues that Chicanas responded to sexist treament by publishing their own newspapers. Name three of the publications and the women who published them.