The Minnesota Historical Society preserves and makes available a wide range of materials chronicling Minnesota's history and culture. The goals of the Collections Department are to collect and preserve; provide access and interpretation; and engage in education and outreach. This blog is a tool to share these stories and let people know what is happening in the department.
National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15, recognizing the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the history and culture of the United States.
Ray Gonzalez is largely known as a poet, but this book of his from 2002 is described as "...a collection of short short fictions that traces the fine line between prose poem and poetic prose. The flash fictions in the book weave history, myth, and cultural conflict from the centuries-old battles between U.S. and Mexican culture."
It is titled "Circling the tortilla dragon: short-short fictions."