Barbara Salinas-Norman

 

 

Age: 70

 

Summary: longtime Chicano activist, teacher, and author who had founded and operated a publishing company called Pinata Publications in the Oakland law office of her former husband Sam Norman when she began writing, illustrating and publishing her own books designed to help Mexican American children identify their culture after she gave up teaching to write full time in 1983.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: 1942?

 

Died: circa 2012 (Body found on May 6, 2013)

 

Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico