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A Messy Story of Identity in America

Courtesy of Jennifer Delton

Jeff Delton, the author's father, born Alfred Quintero
April 15, 2013 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

About five years ago, when our department was under pressure to hire "diverse" faculty members, I tried to find evidence for something my father used to tell us, which was that he was a Yaqui Indian. When he first told us this, I had quizzed him...

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