Marta V. Martínez

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Project Director and Founder
Nuestras Raíces: Latino Oral Histories of RI
P.O. Box 25118
Providence, RI 02905
marta@nuestrasraicesri.org

Learn more about Rhode Island’s Latino culture - past and present.

Marta is available for lectures about Latino Culture. Her specialty is working with young people, teaching them how to do oral histories and to become “Junior Docents and Historians” in their communities.

Martínez has taught elementary and middle school and has lectured at local libraries, schools and museums (including the Providence Children’s Museum and the RISD Museum). She specializes in topics related to her Mexican heritage, including:
Día de Los Muertos
• Christmas traditions, such as Las Posadas, La Pastorela and Día de Los Reyes
Cinco de Mayo

Martínez is also available for lectures on the history of Rhode Island’s Latinos, including the information found on the Nuestras Raíces website: www.nuestrasraicesri.org

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In 2015, Marta published a book entitled Rhode Island Latino History and is available for book talks or lectures on the book.