Mestiza

 (gendered form for female; Mestizo for male)

term for a woman of mixed ethnic heritage, particularly of Latin American descent and others; in the context of Anzaldua’s “The New Mestiza”, it is a direct representation of being at the intersection of opposing socio-political landscapes. (Anzaldua)

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