by Nicole Wines It’s been a mild winter in central NJ. The warm days have us already anticipating the beginning of our planting season, really just a few weeks away […]
The new year has brought Raíces Cultural Center news of being awarded a program grant from the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission to continue the annual Raíces Cultural Legacy Festival. The […]
There was no power, hot water or communication other than our cell phones, praise the powers that be for that. The night seemed to last forever, with the torrents of […]
For most people the ancestors are a picture on a mantle, a necklace that grandmother left in her will, a pen knife that belonged to their beloved dad or an old guitar that a favorite uncle passed down to them before he entered the hereafter! Sights, sounds, smells and a whole host of other stimulus bring back that particular remembrance of those that came before you.
Participate in the Raíces Roots Online Archive’s new oral history project “Testimonials for the Ancestors”. Contact us if you’d like to share your story. Help spread the word…share this post please!
On August 29, 2010, Angela Lugo, a native of Puerto Rico and an herbal healing practitioner presented the first in a series of workshops on Herbal Healing. This is a reportback with photos from the presentation.