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Lupe describes making tortillas

This video is an interview excerpt from the Virginia Humanities supported project Mexilachian Son: New Songs for an emerginag Virginia Culture. This clip, created in November 2018, features Zenen Zeferino interviewing Guadelupe Diaz Knott, about her first months living in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, grappling with how to cook for her Anglo-American husband and his family in an era before Mexican grocery staples were available.

Lupe’s funeral

This video is an interview excerpt from the Virginia Humanities supported project Mexilachian Son: New Songs for an emerging Virginia Culture. This clip, created in November 2018, features Zenen Zeferino interviewing Guadelupe Diaz Knott, about how she wants her funeral to be, and about songs that she has written.

 

Lupe’s interracial marriage

This video is an interview excerpt from the Virginia Humanities supported project Son Jarocho: New Sones From an Emerging Virginia Culture. In this clip, Lupe describes feeling discrimination in Luray when she moved there as part of an interracial couple, and after a while, moving back to El Paso, and suffering discrimination there as well.