Friday, July 6, 2007

Western Folklife Center

Far From Home, Mexicans Sing Age-Old Ballads of a New Life
By Randal C. Archibold

The Western Folklife Center, a nonprofit cultural organization in Elko, Nev., that has begun a project to document Mexican influences and folklore in the ranching West. Mexican folk ballads known as corridos have moved north with immigrants and adopted new themes. more of this NYTimes article