For José Barrera, his love of Salsa is more than just a personal taste: it helps distinguish him as a Salvadoran-Canadian from the various other communities he's met in Canada. Barrera’s life story and experiences with preserving and adapting traditional Salvadoran foods offer a window into the complex issues of migrant communities in finding their place in Manitoba’s mosaic through food and other parts of their culture.
Interview participant: José Barrera
Written and Narrated by Jackson Wayne Anderson
Produced by Kent Davies
Episode Image by Kimberley Moore
Theme Music by Robert Kenning
José Bererra, interview by Jackson Wayne Anderson, December 11, 2017 in Winnipeg, MB. Digital audio recording. Manitoba Food History Project, “Winnipeg Interviews," Oral History Centre Archive, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB.
Kevin MacLeod – "Quasi Motion"
Maria Pien - "Aloe"
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Preserves is made possible by a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and assistance from the Oral History Centre at the University of Winnipeg.
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