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abortion, 104, 115, 249 n. 25
Abu-Lughod, Lila, 223 n. 3
academia: Chicana intellectuals’ asso-
ciation with, 4, 81–82, 200–202,
205–6, 209, 212–16; Chicana/o
studies in, 19, 203, 205, 208–9,
213, 251 n. 55; feminism in, 200,
201–21
Acuña, Rodolfo, 204, 251 n. 55
Adelante Mujeres (documentary), 226
n. 15
African Americans, 35, 48, 191, 203;
slave narratives and, 187–88
Alarcón, Daniel Cooper, 208–9
Alarcón, Norma, 19, 20, 42, 75, 83,
235 n. 25
Alicia, Juana, 35
Allen, Paula Gunn, 84, 85, 236 n. 47
‘‘Alma, El / The Soul’’ (Villanueva),
165–73
American Dream, 153–54, 169
American Family (television series),
52–53
Andersen, Margaret, 191
Anzaldúa, Gloria: Borderlands/La
Frontera, 65, 86, 97–98, 189, 231
n. 103; as Chicana writer, 1–2, 77,
172, 189, 206, 235 n. 25; on Coyol-
xauhqui’s significance, 70–71;
‘‘Entering into the Serpent,’’ 86;
goddesses in work by, 27, 69–72,
89–91, 97–98; ‘‘La herencia de
Coatlicue,’’ 86; historias and, 188–
89; La Llorona legend and, 48–49,
51, 161, 231 n. 103; ‘‘mestiza con-
sciousness,’’ 84; on motherhood
mandate, 121; oral tradition used
by, 189; ‘‘My Black Angelos,’’ 161;
Prietita and the Ghost Woman / Pri-
etita y La Llorona, 49, 51, 231 n. 103;
on sexuality, 97; on spirituality, 65,
86–87, 97–99, 105, 212–14, 239
n. 96; This Bridge Called My Back,
71, 77; La Virgen de Guadalupe in
work by, 97–101
Apparition of La Llorona (Barraza),
50
Arquelles, Lourdes, 118
art. See visual texts
Art Center College of Design (Pasa-
dena), 53
assimilation: conditions leading to,
204; loss of children through, 47,
154; loss of identity through, 85–
86, 94, 164; resistance to, 8, 69,
104–6, 111, 115, 121, 204
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