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“Never marry a man from Mexico,” Margaret’s grandmother advised her. Grandmother pressed her early on in life to marry only within their tribe, and to keep the language and traditions of the family alive. Margaret is a natural mischief-maker, and she remains unmoved by her grandmother’s tales of ghosts or devils who would come and take her away. Typically ignoring grandma’s advice, Margaret fell in love with a Mexican…
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Altfest, Jillian. "Perez Family: Margaret Perez (Elder)". (2005). STOCKTONSpeaks! Native American Stories. Oral History 1.
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