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Louise Burkhart is Professor Emerita of Anthropology at the University at Albany, State University of New York.

Daniel Mosquera is Professor of Spanish, Hispanic, and Latin American and Caribbean Studies
at Union College.

Nadia Marín-Guadarrama is a Research Associate in the Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, State University of New York. During 2022–2024 she is Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Skidmore College.

Abelardo de la Cruz de la Cruz is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He worked on this project as a language consultant while
completing his doctorate in anthropology at the University at Albany.

Rebecca Dufendach is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Loyola University Maryland. 

​Jack Curtin worked on the project as a Summer 2021 research intern with the Kluge Center, Library of Congress, when he was a junior at Georgetown University studying Government,
History, and Spanish.