071020 Dreport: Towards Definitions of Indigena and Chicana Membership by D Report published on 2020-07-13T18:07:11Z Topic: Indigena, Indigenous Identity, Chicana Studies, Chicana Community Title: Towards Definitions of Indigena and Chicana Membership: A Conversation Participants: Dean Mayorga Broadcast Air Date: 07/10/20 Time: 5:15 PM (PST) Station: KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA KUCR station page: http://www.kucr.org Archive pages: https://soundcloud.com/stoppretending, http://www.dreport.org Send comments about this segment to: firstname.lastname@example.org Segment produced in KUCR, the radio station of the University California in Riverside. Disclaimer: The views expressed are the sole responsibility of the respective speakers and do not represent the endorsed position of the UC Regents, UC Riverside or KUCR. Discussion Topics: Have you read the article, How the Chican@ Discourse Silences Indigenous Peoples from Mexico + Central Americans? Available at, https://medium.com/@jessicabhdz/how-the-chican-discourse-silences-indigenous-peoples-from-mexico-central-americans-b72b5897ad26 Is there a difference between being indigenous and identifying as indigenous ancestry or indigenous descendant? What does Indigeneity mean within Chicana and Brown context? What is relationship between defining indigenous and racism? Is indigenous classification marked by assessments of being other than or less than White? Chicana is an inclusive term? What is the difference between Chicana Studies as academic and outside Chicana lived experience? How do we take ownership of own experiences and our own names? “The book of indigeneity cannot close off at colonization.” – Dean Chicanas express old and new traditions How do we learn to own our ways of membership? Is there a disconnection between the field of Chicana studies and the communities of Chicanas, Chicanx and Chicanos? An act of remembrance Why does the nation-state want to erase indigenous definitions and instead accept Hispanic and Latino labels? How did the theory of Mestizaje influence Chicana Studies and Chicana communities? What happens to Mesitizaje discourse if we access race deconstruction material? How did the adoption in belief in mestizaje produce a platform of loss? What is the role of colorism for light skinned Chicanx/Chicanas/Chicanos? Can you take a DNA test to find out if you are indigenous or Spanish? Indigeneity is political and How does the Hispanic and Latino movement erase indigenous definitions? How do we acknowledge the power to control the terms we will use to name ourselves? Do you have to apologize for being person that has moved from one land base to another? What is the role of social media in redefining Chicanisma? Is Chicana Studies changing more now than before? Is being Chicana in constant flux? How did Chicanas get repackaged as Hispanics? The politics of renaming. How often is Chicana Studies updated?