Alex Salvador, is part of a new generation of Mexicans of indigenous origin Tlapaneca state of Guerrero born in New York. With five years if age, Alex lives in an apartment nearby 186th street in The Bronx, with his mother Zenaida, (who is a poet Tlapaneca), his father Daniel and his two sisters Kelly and Yaleyni. He doesn’t speak Tlapaneca only English and Spanish, however he listens to the language of his parents everyday at home. Photo by Cinthya Santos Briones Bronx/December 2015.
Jose Juarez is a Totonac indigenous migrant from Tuxtla Zapotitlan Mendez community of the Sierra Norte of Puebla. He migrated to the United States when he was 24 years old. From his mother he learned the craft of being a healer and shasam. Since he came he works on his own Leecatzin store; where he gives spiritual consultation and teaches about herbal and indigenous medicine. He directs every weekend a radio talk show called “The Depths of Mexico”. Photo by Cinthya Santos Briones Passaic, NJ December 1025
A water mirror at Union Square Park after a morning rain in New York City, NY, February 5th, 2016. Photo by Marcella Conti
Perry Wortman, playing double bass, as part of the string ensemble ‘Karavika,’ celebrating International Women’s Day; March 16, 2016 at Pioneer Works, Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York. Photo by Ashwini M. Jambotkar
Trina Basu, playing violin, as part of the string ensemble ‘Karavika,’ celebrating International Women’s Day; March 16, 2016 at Pioneer Works, Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York. Photo by Ashwini M. Jambotkar
Ahmad, 24, delivers food in the rain from Eden Wok in New York, February 3, 2016 Photo by Stephanie Kuo