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Searching for Aztlán

10/13/2015, 12:39 p.m.
Portland’s bilingual touring company Teatro Milagro returns to Clackamas Community College for a free noon performance of “Searching for Aztlán,” ...
The bilingual play ‘Searching for Aztlán,’ tackles the debate over multiculturalism.

Portland’s bilingual touring company Teatro Milagro returns to Clackamas Community College for a free noon performance of “Searching for Aztlán,” on Wednesday, Oct. 21, in the McLoughlin Auditorium.

The play begins with a 2012 decision by the Tucson School Board' to accept an Arizona law that shuts down Mexican-American studies and removes its books from classrooms. A teacher sets out sets out on a quest for the mythical city of Aztlán and along the way encounters a quirky group of dispossessed exiles - with whom she joins forces to fight for truth, justice, and the "indigenous way."