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The Night Hike

Leah Sarat

in Fire in the Canyon: Religion, Migration, and the Mexican Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759370
eISBN:
9780814724675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759370.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the vision and planning process behind the Caminata Nocturna, which began from a “Night Hike” in El Alberto as a response to the increased danger of crossing the U.S.-Mexico ... More


Introduction

Leah Sarat

in Fire in the Canyon: Religion, Migration, and the Mexican Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759370
eISBN:
9780814724675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759370.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book explores how the issue of migration intertwines with religion and ethnicity across the U.S.-Mexico border. Drawing on qualitative, semi-structured interviews combined with informal ... More


The Mexican Dream

Leah Sarat

in Fire in the Canyon: Religion, Migration, and the Mexican Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759370
eISBN:
9780814724675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759370.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the collective vision that drives the Caminata Nocturna: the Mexican Dream. It shows that residents of El Alberto are finding within their ethnic heritage a tradition of ... More


Conclusion

Leah Sarat

in Fire in the Canyon: Religion, Migration, and the Mexican Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759370
eISBN:
9780814724675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759370.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book concludes with a discussion of the relationship between the Caminata Nocturna and the religious beliefs of the Pentecostals in El Alberto who are striving to help make it a reality and ... More


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