• Thanks to the Victoria Advocate for paying tribute to the families in this area that helped make the Tejano Monument a reality. Here's a few other videos and articles that commemorate this historic event! Viva Tejas!

    "Nosotros Los Tejanos Parade attracts thousands"
    Thanks to Rudy Tejano Pena for sharing this video -

    "López: The Tejano Monument unveiling (we’ve come a long, long way)" By José Antonio López --

    "Pioneer's Kin proud of new Tejano monument" - Saturday, March 31, 2012 - The Dallas Morning News -- Thanks to Sylvia Navarro Tillotson for sharing this article. Sylvia's great-great-great-grandfather was Jose Antonio Navarro.

    Read more about Jose Antonio NAVARRO: In Search of the American Dream in Nineteenth-Century by David McDonald. See also

    Here's also a few of the many 'good books' about Tejanos and Tejanas ....

    TEJANO EMPIRE - LIFE ON THE SOUTH TEXAS RANCHOS by Andres Tijerina -Texas A&M University Press.

    TEJANOS IN THE 1835 TEXAS REVOLUTION by L. Lloyd MacDonald - Pelican Publishing Company.

    TEJANO LEADERSHIP IN MEXICAN AND REVOLUTIONARY TEXAS - Edited by Jesus F. de la Teja - Texas A&M University Press

    THE TEXAS CONNECTION WITH THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION by Robert H. Thonhoff - Eakin Press - Austin, Texas

    EL MESQUITE by Elena Zamora O'Shea with new introductions by Andres Tijerina & Leticia M. Garza-Falcon. - Texas A&M University Press.

    CABALLERO by Jovita Gonzales & Eve Raleigh. Edited by Jose E. Limon and Maria Cotera. Forward by Thomas H. Kreneck - Texas A&M University Press.

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    April 3, 2012 at 4:42 p.m.
  • GOP,
    In regards to education, it is going to take more than a monument or curriculum to turn around what is going on in some groups.

    April 2, 2012 at 12:11 p.m.
  • A history not taught during 12 years of White History Month. This is why we need ethnic History Month, for all Texas ethnicities. But then, with this Republican SBOE, we're lucky if we can keep Thomas Jefferson in the curriculum.

    April 2, 2012 at 11:57 a.m.
  • Very cool, always cool to see how Texas was shaped and formed and those that were part of it are recognized.

    March 30, 2012 at 1:05 a.m.