Camels were brought to Texas from N. Africa in 1855 by 17 year old Jose Mendez and Juan Gonzales. Joe Pena, retired Police Chief of Port Lavaca Texas plans to come as his ancestor, Mendez, in Parade of Ancestors March 17 during the day dedicated to All Calhoun Colunty's Cultures and Cuisines.
updated February 6, 2020 Now working off air on Art and Ideogy and W.I.T.C.H. for iLiana's panel at Vera List Center Feb 22,2020. Please come if you're in NYC. Please feel free to use anything here and I'll be honored if you do but please include a link to peggydobbins.net