san patricios


Monday, March 17th, 2014

The Soldiers of St. Patrick

By Michael Hogan, Latino Rebels St. Patrick’s Day is very special in Mexico because it is a time when Mexicans remember the San Patricios, or the Battalion of St. Patrick.  One of the least-known stories of the Irish who came to America in the 1840s is that of this Irish battalion that fought on the

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Ry Cooder and the Chieftains and the San Patricio Brigade

From the textmex obsessed imagination of Memo Nericcio Xicanosmosis, 19nth Century-style This article was first published in textmex galleryblog. William Anthony Nericcio, aka “Memo,” is the Director of San Diego State University’s ever-evolving MALAS program (The Master of Arts in...