Ines Hernandez Biography

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Inés Hernández has enriched the general body of Chicano poetry with works that reflect not only her Chicana heritage but her Native American roots. She also delivers candid critiques of the Chicano movement and its participants, especially of the role that sexism and sexual politics have played in limiting the contributions of Chicanas in the struggle. Her perspectives as activist, feminist, and woman of color have an impact on her political, cultural, and personal commentary. Hernández's poetry expresses the convictions of a woman entering maturity with the confidence of one who, having struggled against a sexist/racist society, has found her way by discovering her own voice.

Inés Hernández was born in Galveston, Texas, and is the daughter of Janice Tzilimamúh Andrews Hernández of Nespelem, Washington, and Rodolfo Hernández born in Eagle...

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