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By Angel Vigil

This appealing tapestry of conventional stories, historical past, people arts, and dance provides you with a glimpse into the residing legacy of Mexican folklore. After an outline of Mexico's historical past from the Mesoamerican indigenous period to fashionable instances, Vigil explores the attention-grabbing traditions of Oaxacan wooden carving, Huichol bead and yarn artwork, people mask, folklorico dance costumes, and Mexican folklore. a suite of stories follows, together with vintage stories, pourquoi production stories from local humans of pre-Hispanic Mexico, and stories from the Spanish colonial period of Mexican history-trickster stories, event and beauty tales, and animal fables. full of life 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 is often a good source for Spanish sessions and for Spanish-speaking readers. The interesting history fabric additionally makes the e-book an outstanding resource for experiences and learn. colour plates

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