Cinco de Mayo and Cultural Appropriation - an interview with graduate student Michael Aguirre 

Submitted by Emma R Hinchliffe on
Department of History, Doctoral Candidate Michael Aguirre

Department of History PhD candidate, Michael Aguirre recently sat down with UW Graduate School to discuss Cinco de Mayo and its' appropriation in US culture. 

In this piece Aguirre discusses the historical roots of the day and the effects of cultural appropration on indigenous cultures. 

Click here for the full interview.