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This piece was selected as a winner of the AAA’s AnthroDay Student Unessay Competition in the middle school division. Inspired by the World on the Move exhibit, this year’s unessay competition focused on migration. Selected prompt:Are there any traditions in your family that have been passed down from generation to generation?”


Angela González

Angela González is a bright sixth grader at Bettye Myers Middle School. She enjoys soccer and being part of the dual language program where she takes Spanish Language Arts and World Societies classes in Spanish. She is also a member of G.O.A.L. (Guys/Girls Organizing as Leaders).

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González, Angela. 2022. “Las Cajitas Project.” Anthropology News website, September 14, 2022.