Queridos Padres,Completé mis primeras semanas at the park and it has been an amazing experience so far. My first week away from you all was hard and a bit scary.  However, I met all the rangers who work at the park and they have been...

*Midweek thought Queridos Padres, Papá me preguntó “¿Qué hay en Delaware?”. Mamá answered almost instantly, “What was in California when you moved from Mexico?”. Relief set in when you proposed that question, Mamá. Papá you traveled over 1,600 miles from Cuauhtémoc, Col. Mexico to Los Angeles, CA. You...

Queridos Padres, Papa me preguntó, ¿Qué hay en Delaware? I stopped to really think about it.  A foreign place away from anyone and anything familiar.  Do they even have Starbucks? Yes, they do, I checked. The truth is, I don’t know what’s in Delaware for me. ...

While this land was, has, and always be Lenape homeland we must also tell the stories of the farmers that are the backbone of the country. Stories that emphasize the conservation of nature and culture that bring everyone together. Although I didn’t get a chance...

When we talk about always being flexible and always expecting the unexpected, that’s what happens regularly here at First State National Historical Park (NHP). While I am no stranger to traveling to the unknown, the anxiety is still there. I knew where I was going,...

Growing up near Rocky Mountain National Park I was accustomed to seeing Park Rangers and volunteers completing regular scheduled interpretive programs. Other Rangers could often be found maintaining the abundance number of natural resources, and the park had significantly more people visiting. I was shocked...

Welcome back my dear readers! This time we are going to take a pause on the historical trip to talk about what my project this summer is all about. As previously mentioned, I am a Latino Outreach Ambassador at First State National Historical Park. I...