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Fiesta de Colores
Cultural Affairs Committee, Organizer
Cultural Affairs Committee, Organizer
Montoya, Gina, Organizer
Orosco, Juanishi, Organizer
Romo, Tere, Organizer
Solis, Arnaldo, Organizer
Rasul, David, Organizer
Date Created and/or Issued
March 1980
Publication Information
California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives, Dept of Special Collections, Donald Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9010,, (805) 893-8563, URL:
Contributing Institution
UC Santa Barbara, Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Royal Chicano Air Force archives
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California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives, Dept of Special Collections, Donald Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9010; (805) 893-8563
Aztec dancers surround a large ofrenda at the Fiesta de Colores, March 1980, at Southside Park, Sacramento. "In setting up for the main altar, representatives (guardians) from each direction make offerings. Picture from right to left: Josie talamontez [sic], Rosa Hernandez, Jennie Baca, LaLa Polendo, (next two people are unidentified). They are representing the "west" direction of women. "
Cat.3 030(9)
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35mm slide
Aztec dance
Cardinal points
Candles and lights
Feather (material)
Mexican American art
Mexican Americans
Orientation (Religion)
Religion in art
Spirituality in art
Spring in art
Spring--Religious aspects
Syncretism (Religion)
Sacramento (Calif.)

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