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About Me:
UCTP Member, Guaniana Yukayeke, still learning
interested in recombinations of local histories and genealogical resources that confirm Indigenous presence on Puerto Rico & wider Caribbean, despite attempts at active denial by some. 'Todo somos uno.'
genealogist, writer, artist
President's Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Berkeley, 1998-2000
PhD Art History UCLA, 1998
MA Art History, Hunter College, CUNY 1991
BA Anthropology, Hunter College, CUNY1986
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Twitter: efsacco
Latino Genealogy and Beyond: Diasporic journeys across time & place
Research Interests:
genealogy, construction of racial identity, slavery, settler colonialism, history of Indigenous peoples of the Caribbean
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“Los Alcaldes de Barrios de Moca, Puerto Rico, Noviembre 1847.” Hereditas: Revista de Genealogia Puertorriquena, 12:1, 2011,

“Mundillo and identity: The revival and transformation of handmade lace in Puerto Rico.” Maureen Daly Goggin & Beth Fowkes Tobin, eds. Women and the Material Culture of Needlework & Textiles, 1750-1950. Ashgate, 2009, 149-166.

“El Cuaderno de Altas y Bajas de Moca, 1849.” Hereditas: Revista de Genealogia Puertorriquena, 9:2, 2008, 71-104.

“Exhibiting Cultures: Thomas Jefferson’s ‘Indian Hall’ at Monticello.” In Annals of Scholarship Special issue: Topographies of Race and Gender, edited by Patricia Penn Hilden, Shari Huhndorf and Tim Reice. 2007.

“Museums.” Philomena Essed, Audrey Koyabashi & David Theo Goldberg, eds. The Blackwell Companion to Gender Studies. Blackwell Publishers, 2004, 484-494.

“Framing ‘The Indian’: the visual culture of conquest in the museums of Pierre Eugene Du Simitiere & Charles Willson Peale, 1779-1800.” Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture, 9:4, December 2002, 571-618.

“Caribbean,” Billy G. Smith, ed. The Encyclopedia of American History Series, Volume 2: Colonization and Settlement, (1585-1763). Facts on File, 2002.

“Check your baggage: resisting “whiteness” in art history.” Art Journal, Winter 2001, 60:4, 59-61.

"Racial Theory, Museum Practice: The Coloured World of Charles Willson Peale" Museum Anthropology, Volume 20, [1996] No. 2: 25-32.
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