BASTING OF CULTURES There are many elements that make up the Mexican costumes: on one hand, the heritage of indigenous groups, which are 62 different2, most of them living in the centre and south of the country, on the other hand, the influence of the Spaniards. Before the Colony, the female clothing consisted of a huipil, a girdle and an enredo (or “skirt waistband”). The arrival of the Spanish in America brought the blouses, skirts and hoods. The huipil is a garment used by the indigenous people of several Mexican regions, including the states of Chiapas, Puebla and Jalisco.
and What their homes are made up of. While giving you a brief summary on my paper, here are some more facts on how Native Americans live their life. Native Americans eat acorns or wild grass seed mashed up and cooked into flat bread or soup. When European settlers began to settle in North America, they soon learned to eat like the the Native Americans but the main thing they ate was a lot of sweet potatoes, corns, beans, meat, berries and nuts. Native Americans ate something different for breakfast,
Culture is an essential part of a community’s identity, because it links individuals to a collective bond. The Americas have always contained a vast variety of cultural communities, especially in the United States. The US is known for being one of the most diverse nations in the world, housing hundreds of different cultures. Mexican-Americans display a strong sense of a cultural background, which falls as a subset of the bigger Latino culture that links all Latinos. Oral history is a major aspect on the Mexican culture, which contributes to the truth of how history in the United States actually happened.
These practices and few of the cultural differences mentioned play a huge factor when it comes to the competent and effective health care to these individuals. The person interviewed for this cultural assessment is a fourty five-year-old Hispanic woman named Elia Navarrete who was born in Mexico. When is comes to healthcare she has certain beliefs that are normally part of their culture. Because she grew up in a village they believe in a lot of home remedies to
The pro-native nature of Chicano nationalism is based on the nature of the Mexican national identity in which the culture is heavily induced in the Spanish and indigenous cultures. This is in the case where 30% are indigenous while 60% of the population and the other 0.1 being of other racial groups and the European heritage. The experience of the Mexican Americans led to the creation of the culture by culminating their
The Mexican American society is rich with culture, traditions, folklore, and religion. These major influences are especially seen in the Los Angeles area. This area is rich in music, food, and customs of the Mexican culture. Here is where the majority of the Spanish language is spoken.
The country that I have chosen to write about is Mexico. Mexico is highly traditional and emphasizes family living. As I explored the Mexican culture I have determined that Mexico’s culture is made up most of collectivism. Mexican’s due value individualism. They create a close bond which they use to accomplish goals, however, the Mexican culture is more group involved thinking.
societies in the world. These sub-cultures include Whites, African Americans, Asians, Irish, Latino, and European among others. Chicano refers to the identity of Mexican-American descendant in the United State. The term is also used to refer to the Mexicans or Latinos in general. Chicanos are descendants of different races such as Central American Indians, Spanish, Africans, Native Americans, and Europeans.
The Pre-Columbian era was a time for indigenous cultures to flourish and to maintain their traditions. For many thousands of years, indigenous North American tribes maintained sacred relationships with themselves, with their food and the environment they lived in.
The day usually starts with el desayuno which is a light breakfast before 9 in the morning which includes coffee, hot chocolate and etc. 2. The next meal is el almuerzo it is like brunch and it usually takes place at 9 in the morning until 11 in the morning and it includes eggs, meat, and tortillas. 3. La comida is their lunch which usually takes place between 2 in the afternoon until 4 in th the afternoon which includes soups, salads, a main dish, and sometimes desert.
When you order a huarache you have to choose between green sauce and red sauce my favorite is the green sauce. The cooks make the huarache from corn tortilla in length, it’s the size of a twelve inch ruler; it is also as wide as half the ruler so about six inches. The huarache has five layers in total, of toppings. The first layer consists of brown pinto beans, which helps the rest of the topping stays in place. After, they add the grill beef and the green sauce it starts to look like a small model of a grassy meadow.
The two different cultures have very different meals. While in the hispanic cultures it is very common to have five meals in a day. In America, we only have three main meals, which are breakfast, lunch, and dinner. However, in Mexico and other other hispanic countries they eat all of the three main meals like America, but they also eat two additional meals. While in Mexico they have their main meal at lunch time(which is between noon and two o’clock)
Hispanic does not simply mean people deriving from Spanish-speaking countries particularly from Latin America, It 's an infusion of countless cultures and traditions. I myself am considered a Hispanic simply because I am from Mexico, a country that is dominated by the Spanish language. The word Hispanic Unites people who can trace their origin or descent to Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Central and South America, and other Spanish cultures. This creates a powerful voice/community that when united can create change when threatened for the better of it 's people just like any other community. I can say that what separates the Hispanic community from others is its rich culture and customs.