University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Rooted in Place

Local authors Henry Barajas and Lydia Otero share their unique experience, history and cultural heritage as Latinx and Indigenous people of Tucson.

Henry Barajas

Henry Barajas is a Latinx author from Tucson. He is best known for his graphic memoir about his great-grandfather Ramon Jaurigue, titled "La Voz De M.A.Y.O. Tata Rambo." He has contributed to anthologies such as "Where We Live" and "The Good Fight" that benefit mass shooting Route 91 victims and the Southern Poverty Law Center....

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Lydia Otero

Lydia R. Ortero is an associate professor at the University of Arizona and the author of "La Calle." Otero’s newest book project is "In The Shadows of the Freeway: Growing Up Brown and Queer."

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Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Party Rental Companies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation
Tucson Electric Power Co.

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