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Old 11-25-2014, 11:09 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by CatMan View Post
If they consider Indians to be "backwards", why do they have no problem acknowledging that they are part native? I dont get that.
Most Mexicans consider themselves "Mestizo" kind of a "hybrid" mix of spanish & indian blood.

They might have the indian blood, but not the Indian traditions, language, culture.

Mestizo was higher social ranking than Indio, under colonial society.

This persists as an attitude today.
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