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By Angel Vigil

This appealing tapestry of conventional stories, historical past, folks arts, and dance provide you with a glimpse into the dwelling legacy of Mexican folklore. After an outline of Mexico's historical past from the Mesoamerican indigenous period to fashionable instances, Vigil explores the interesting traditions of Oaxacan wooden carving, Huichol bead and yarn paintings, folks mask, folklorico dance costumes, and Mexican folklore. a set of stories follows, together with vintage stories, pourquoi construction stories from local humans of pre-Hispanic Mexico, and stories from the Spanish colonial period of Mexican history-trickster stories, event and sweetness tales, and animal fables. energetic studying for older scholars and adults, the stories can also be used for read-alouds with more youthful scholars. With 15 of the forty four stories awarded in Spanish in addition to in English, this can be a very good source for Spanish periods and for Spanish-speaking readers. The attention-grabbing history fabric additionally makes the booklet a superb resource for experiences and examine. colour plates

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