. Hurt, betrayal among LA’s Indigenous people « JO LEE MAGAZINE

INDIAN COUNTRY TODAY – Bricia Lopez has welcomed people of all walks to dine at her family’s popular restaurant on the Indigenous-influenced food of her native Mexican state of Oaxaca — among them Nury Martinez, the first Latina elected president of the Los Angeles City Council. The restaurant, Guelaguetza, has become an institution known for introducing Oaxaca’s unique cuisine and culture to Angelenos, attracting everyone from immigrant families to Mexican stars to powerful city officials such as Martinez. But now after a scandal exploded over a recording of Martinez making racist remarks about Oaxacans such as Lopez.


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