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MiXicanos in Context

MiXicanos (Xicanos/Mexicans in Michigan) are part of broader web of histories and structures that need to be understood in order to understand our local history. This page provides a look at how MiXicanos fit into the history of the relationship between the US and Mexico. 


*Painting "La Mano" by Esmeralda Perez


This video provides a brief overview of the history of US/Mexico relations and how this has shaped the history of Mexican communities in Michigan. We are working to create a Spanish version of the video. 

In the video below, David Chakur speaks with Charles Rose about Latino history in the greater Battle Creek area. We will be adding Spanish subtitles to this interview as soon as possible. 

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