This important book will reveal legal approaches, based on domestic and international law, to alleviate the badges of servitude which still exist for those of indigenous Genízaro heritage. Examining the issues surrounding Genízaro identity, dignity and the law is the forthcoming book Slavery in the Southwest – coauthored by our Land Grant President Moises Gonzales and Bill Piatt, Law Professor Emeritus and NM native. Due to be published fall of 2019.
UNM Press is about to publish this book co-edited by our Land Grant President, Moises Gonzales ( along with Enrique R. Lamadrid. The book examines the history, cultural evolution and survival of the Genízaro people. The focus of the book is on ethnogenesis, place and identity in New Mexico.
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