"UN PUEBLO CONCIENTE DE SUS RAÍCES, DEFIENDE SU IDENTIDAD DE CULTURA"• "A village conscious of their roots, defend their cultural identity"• The Chorotega population identify and proudly display the fact that they were natives and the first in Costa Rica.• The people in Matambú accept their origin from Mexico but consider themselves more Costa Rican.
THE LEGEND OF THE "YEGUA" OF THE VIRGIN OF GUADALUPE• The legend states that two men were fighting to the death over a women that they both loved and in the middle of the fight a horse jumped between them, stopping the fight, and vanished.
RELIGION & BELIEFS• The people in Matambú believe that the body is made of corn, which is why they think that one must break the tortilla with their hands instead of cutting it.• Cross-culture examples:• The tortilla, since they think the body is made of corn, is like the holy bread from the catholic religion• In the legend of the "yegua" of the Virgin of Guadalupe is an example of cross-culture since horses were discovered with the arrival of the Spanish, which tells us that the Spanish invasion has influenced the philosophy
"MEN AT SOME TIME ARE MASTERS OF THEIR FATES. THE FAULT, DEAR BRUTUS, IS NOT IN OUR STARS. BUT IN OURSELVES"• The inhabitants of Matambú are not powerless to their fates because every human has a chance to surpass their barriers, but theirs are just harder since there are racists in this world that may complicate things just because they are from Matambú.• Minority cultures will indeed get smaller or disappear because changing times become more and more demanding than before.