Canales, Blanca

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Name
Canales, Blanca Gender: F
born on 17 February 1906 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Jayuya, Puerto Rico, 18n13, 66w36
Timezone AST h4w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Castellanos
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 27°43' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 12°15 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 26°50'



Portrait of Blanca Canales 
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Blanca Canales
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Biography

Puerto Ruican educator and a Nationalist. Canales joined the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party in 1931 and helped organize the Daughters of Freedom, the women's branch of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party.

As a leader of the Nationalist party in Jayuya, she stored arms in her house, which were used in a revolt in 1950 against United States rule over the island. During the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party Revolts of the 1950s she led members in the Jayuya Uprising, in which Nationalists took control of the town for three days.

She died 25 July 1996.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Castellanos quotes birth certificate

Categories

  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social