Sleepy No More: How Residents of South Texas Build Power Against the Border Wall

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2020-12

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Gaytan, Karen

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A short documentary project on how the residents of South Texas build resistance against the Border Wall during the 2020 election cycle. The project follows a group of activists orchestrating a series of actions that employ art and public engagement as core strategies in their advocacy. Their fight is important as one of the nation's oldest treasures, the historic Treviño-Uribe Fort in San Ygnacio, TX, is in danger of being damaged with the construction of a wall.

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South Texas, border wall, politics, environmental justice, historic preservation, cultural education, US-Mexico border, Honors College

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Gaytán, K. (2020). Sleepy no more: How residents of South Texas build power against the border wall (Unpublished thesis). Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas.

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