Interview with singer and songwriter Lila Downs who grew up in Oaxaca (Mexico), and in Minnesota (U.S.A.). Of Scottish-American and Mixtec heritage, Lila Downs is not only an accomplished musician, but a dedicated advocate of migrant issues.
Susy Alvarez Pocasangre (Sexto Sol/Ventana al Barrio)
Lila Downs (Narada recording artist)
The Border (2001)
This Land is My Land/Pastures of Plenty/Land (2001)
La Cucaracha (2004)
Brown Paper People (2004)
This special feature was first aired on Ventana al Barrio (Host: Maria Elena Escobar, Contributor: Susy Alvarez), a weekly music show on CKLN 88.1 fm, Toronto, Canada.