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Research Guide: Mexican Culture

Research Guide

Mexican Culture:                                                     

If your group is reporting on Mexican Culture, you must incorporate at least 4 of these topics in your presentation. Links have been included in each category to help you.

           

Quinceanera

http://prom.about.com/od/introtopromsformaldance/p/quince101.htm

http://www.nyfolklore.org/pubs/voic28-3-4/onair.html

           

Traditional Dishes

http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/newamericans/culturalriches/food_mexican.html

http://www.worldfamousrecipes.com/mexican-recipes.html

 

Mexican Dolls and Crafts:

http://ctdollartists.com/history.htm (this is a history of dolls)

http://atlantaga10.tripod.com/dollsmexico.html

http://www.openc.k12.or.us/start/visual/basics/folk/vbas9f.html

http://www.inside-mexico.com/pinata.htm

http://www.mexconnect.com/articles/459-history-of-the-pi%C3%B1ata

 

Religion, Holidays, Celebrations

http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/newamericans/culturalriches/art_altars.html

http://holidays.kaboose.com/christmas/traditions/mexico/xmas-around-mexico.html

http://www.mexconnect.com/articles/1537-huellas-del-cohetero

 

Language

http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/newamericans/culturalriches/language.html   

http://creativeproverbs.com/mx01.htm

http://www.worldofquotes.com/proverb/Mexican/1/index.html

 

Other categories:

Music

Clothing

*Something I didn’t include?  Just ask!

 You may find some of these sites helpful:

http://www.facts-about-mexico.com/ (great resource!)

http://www.mexconnect.com/ (lots of links)

http://www.history.com/topics/mexico (lots of info)

http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/goplaces/main/0,18606,591663,00.html

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/mexico-guide/?fs=video.nationalgeographic.com

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