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The term poch@ (or pocho, or pocha) has traditionally meant “cultural traitor." But, more recently, producers of pop culture have reclaimed it as a term of resistance. This chapter describes the term's Nahuatl origin and shows how it is being used as a decolonizing tool in contemporary contexts.

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  1. 1.Department of EnglishSanta Clara UniversitySanta ClaraUSA

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