Project Tag: Language

Pura Belpré

Photograph from the Pura Belpré Papers, Archives of the Puerto Rican Diaspora, Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, CUNY Puerto Rican, Language, Children’s Folklore, Cultural Activism, Library Work Pura Belpré (1899-1982) Pura Teresa Belpré is remembered most notably for being New York City’s first Puerto Rican librarian, establishing and expanding the library system’s Spanish-language …

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Zanea Panea (Z.P.) Kalokuokamaile

Photo from the Kanaeokana Facebook page Native Hawaiian, Language, Cultural Activism, Journalism Zanea Panea (Z.P.) Kalokuokamaile (1849-1942) Z. P. Kalokuokamaile was the writer of perhaps the greatest longevity in the Hawaiian-language newspapers (nūpepa ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi). He was born in 1850 in Nāpoʻopoʻo, Kona Hema, Hawaiʻi, where he lived most of his long life. His first …

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