Abney, Kristine. Classic Dykes Online. 1998. < >

This is a popular site for lesbians. There is a great deal of information on topics that may be of interest for lesbians. The site provides a list of ten famous lesbians and it was there where Gloria Analdua's information was found.

Anaya, Rudolfo A., and Lomeli, Francisco A. Aztlan: Essays on the Chicano Homeland. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. 1989.

Aztlán is a collection of articles that were published over a period of twenty years. These articles serve to provide an array of interpretations of the indigenous philosophy within the Chicano Movement.

Cotera, Maria. Chicano Movement: The Politics of Identity. Power Point presentation. 2005.

Flodin, Scott. The Latina/o History Project. 2004. <>

This site provides a lot of information on latinos. Its purpose is to explore Latino ethnic histories in the United States. It also focuses on "thier divisions and links, their diversity, and their cultures and politics."

Gonzales, Rudolfo."Yo soy Joaquin." Maria Cotera. Power Point presentation, 2005.

This excerpt was extracted from a Power Point presentation presented by Profesor Maria Cotera on "The Politics of Identity." This presentation went along with Oboler's reading on "Establishing an Identity in the Sixities." The presentation prove useful in outlining Chicano Movement and hightlighting important events. The presentation also concentrats on identity politics, especially that of Chicanos.

Griswold del Castillo, Richard, and De Leon, Arnoldo. North to Aztlan: a history of Mexican Americans in the United States. Edited by Thomas J. Archdeacon. New York: Twayne Publishers. 1996.

North to Aztlán gives a detailed history of Mexican Americans in the United States. It begins from the native and spanish settlers and through the Chicano Movment. It traces the development of Chicano/Latino culture from early history to the present. It also concentrates on the importance of immigration and the influence of Mexico on the shaping of Mexican American or Chicano identities.

Oboler, Suzanne. "Establishing an Identity in the Sixties" in Ethnic Labels, Latino Lives: Identity and the Politics of (Re)presentation in the United States. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. 1995.

In this chapter, Oboler not only outlines the Chicano struggle but also that of the Puerto Ricans. Oboler discusses the identity politics of both groups. She also speaks of the radicalism occuring in the 1960's as means to end the oppression experienced by both. Overall, she describes the various movements that occured when people re-examined their histories and roots and embraced their cultural nationalism.

Rendon, Armando B. Chicano Manifesto. New York: Macmillan. 1971.

This book will serve extremely useful to those seeking to learn more about the Chicano Movement because it was the first book written about the movement by a Chicano. Because he lived through the movement, he offers his own unique revolution. The book gives lots of history behind the events and people and explores the social, political, and econmic struggles that Chicanos faced before, during, and after the movement.

Rosales, F. Arturo. Chicano!: The History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement. Houston: Arte Público Press. 1996.

This book is based off of the PBS series called Chicano!. It is a great resource in that it traces the history of Mexican Americans in the United States since the late 1800's. It is a comprehensive account of the struggles that Mexican Americans have had to endure in order to secure their civil rights. Just as the television series from PBS, Chicano! focuses on four themes present in the Mexican American struggle towards equality; these themes include land, labor, educational reform and the role of government. Overall, it is a summary of the political activism of Mexican descendents.

Torres, Rafael-Perez. "Chicano Ethnicity, Cultural Hybridity, and the Mestizo Voice". American Literature. Vol 7. No.1. March 1998. pp. 153-176. <>

This online article explores the mestizaje of Chicano ethnic identity by assessing different writers and works of art.

Ybarra-Frausto, Thomas. "Arte Chicano: Images of a Community" in Signs from the Heart: California Chicano Murals. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. 1993.

This reading concentrated on Chicano art during the Chicano Movement. It thoroughly explains the various symbols which are commonly present in Chicano artwork. It also talks about the murals that emerged after the movement and thier use of neo-indingenism, the use of indigenous motifs. Because the movement was fueld by the belief in Aztlán and the return to it, the reading explains the various symbols and motifs related to indigenous roots.