New York's 21st Century Explorers

Felipe Galindo Documents Mexican Immigration to New York

Sunday, October 12, 2008

In Latin America, October 12 is called "El Día de la Raza," Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Many of the estimated 300,000 people of Mexican descent living in New York have indigenous roots. Artist Felipe Galindo, a regular illustrator for The New Yorker magazine, imagines these immigrants discovering New York and remaking the city into their own image. He spoke with reporter Carolina Gonzalez about his work.

More on Felipe Galindo

More in:

News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.


Latest Newscast




WNYC is supported by the Charles H. Revson Foundation: Because a great city needs an informed and engaged public


Supported by