Raíces Welcomes Archive Intern Natalie Saldarriaga to the Crew

Raíces Cultural Center is pleased to welcome Raíces Digital Archive intern Natalie Saldarriaga to our crew.

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Raíces Welcomes Miraida Morales BACK to the Crew!

Raíces Cultural Center is proud to welcome Miraida Morales back to the Raíces Crew. Miraida, who is the original creator of our online archive interface, is the latest member of the Raíces Digital Archive Advisory Board. We couldn’t be more excited to work with her again!

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Raíces Welcomes Dr. Kristin O’Brassill-Kulfan to the Crew

Raíces Cultural Center is thrilled to announce that Dr. Kristin O’Brassill-Kulfan will be joining the Raíces Crew as the head of the Digital Archive Advisory Board.

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The Raíces Archive: A Sneak Peak-Puerto Rico 2013

It’s been a few months since our cultural exchange trip to Puerto Rico back in August and September of 2013. While we were there we took over 800 photographs and videos to document the events we participated in and locations … Continue reading

Eco-Living in a Plentiful Way: Plenitud Eco-Educational Initiatives

by Francisco G. Gómez I was up by 6:30 am as the vibrant sunshine from an incredibly beautiful blue sky was peeping in through the curtains. As I rolled back the sliding doors, the balmy winds from the Atlantic swept … Continue reading

Mata Siguaraya

by Francisco G. Gómez In Cuba the Yoruba of West Africa are known as Lucumí. The Yoruba were brought as slaves to the island of Cuba in the nineteenth century during the Middle Passage. They are the descendants of diviners … Continue reading

Share Your Story – “Testimonials for the Ancestors” Oral History Project

Participate in the Raíces Roots Online Archive’s new oral history project “Testimonials for the Ancestors”. Contact us if you’d like to share your story. Help spread the word…share this post please!

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