Kaneland Krier

Nopal en la Frente: Mami and Her Country

After obtaining her visa card and immigrating to the U.S. in 1992, Arcelia Salinas visits The Shedd Aquarium in Chicago.

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

March 1, 2019

Mamí talks about Mexico with pride. She holds her country close to her heart and welcomes it with open arms. She tells cuentos de tierras hermosas - tales of beautiful lands - and the secrets they hold. Her voice is a song as she tells tales of her childhood. The animation in her eyes and the passion in ...