Invisible Indians: Mixtec Farmworkers in California / Teaching Traditions: Maestros of Mixtec Culture
Date: 3/12/2001; 54 minutes

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This important interdisciplinary video explores the history; culture, and current social and economic conditions of the Mixtec Indians of Oaxaca, Mexico. It examines the factors causing ever increasing numbers of Mixtecs to become migrants, living part of each year in California, where they make up between five and ten percent of all farmworkers. (#5597)

K-12 Educational Standards

Standards for Grade(s): 11

United States History and Geography: Continuity and Change in the Twentieth Century

11.8 Students analyze the economic boom and social transformation of post-World War II America.

2. Describe the significance of Mexican immigration and its relationship to the agricultural economy, especially in California.

For more information, visit: California State Board of Education Content Standards

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