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Mexican culture lara leo adrian eim4

  1. 1. Mexican culture Alberto Lara. Leonardo Castañeda. Adrian Macías.
  2. 2. Prehispanic traditions.  Mexico's culture is very rich, as it mixes elements from various periods, from pre-Hispanic aspects and from the colonial period to modern features.  This richness is also fuelled by the around 52 indigenous groups, successors to pre-Hispanic societies, which speak different languages. Of these, Nahuatl has the great number of speakers, with its populations concentrated in Mexico City, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Morelos, San Luis Potosí, the State of Mexico, Puebla and Veracruz. Of the total indigenous population, 17.1% live in the main cities: Monterrey, Cancun and Guadalajara.  The natural richness of the country, its plurality and values, therefore, provide characteristics which are very specific to what is “Mexican”. The majority of the peoples respect the uses and customs of their forebears. However, over 85% of Mexico's population live in big cities, such as Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey, and they have adapted to the changes which come with modernity.
  3. 3.  Among the most representative regional and national festivals are those of a religious nature. Some of these conserve certain popular traditions which can even be considered pagan. One of the most important is 12 December, Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe, who according to beliefs appeared to a peasant, Juan Diego, in 1531, on a hill at Tepeyac. Her image is now venerated in the Basilica of Guadalupe, in the north of Mexico City. Another festival is the Day of the Dead, which takes place on 2 November, which has a pre-Hispanic origin and coincides with the Catholic celebrations of All Souls' Day and All Saints' Day. The Independence Day festival, held each 15 September in public squares in all the country's regions, is given its festive nature by the dances, music, fireworks and multi-coloured lights, making it one off the most noteworthy.
  4. 4. Traditional food  The food of Mexico its very colorful because have a lot of ingredients.  Examples of dishes: mole,tortas ahogadas,sopes,chiles en ahogada,enchiladas,pozole,tacos and more.
  5. 5. Chiles en nogada .
  6. 6. Tequila  Its a national drink that have alcohol.  the origin of tequila is in te town of tequila,near of Guadalajara city in the state of Jalisco, México.  Its made of fermentated agave,the part tha weuse to make tequila is the penka of agave.
  7. 7. Some Words of Mexican origin.  Xocolate:chocolate.  Xitomate:tamatoe.  Maiz:corn.  There are a lot of Word buet that was a few example of natuatl.
  8. 8. History  The mexican Independence Begin in 1810,in hgands of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla. With help of the native people on mexico in times of new spain.  Important people of the Independence.  Maria Morelos y Pavon.  Ignacio allende  Josefa Ortiz de Domingues. There are somebody ,but There are a lot of pepople that became a legend like the pipilas.
  9. 9.  Mexico is a country with a lot of culture,history and costums .  Mexico has one of the mos beuty flags and nacional song in te world.  One of the most delycious food in the world.  A lot of nature.
  10. 10. GRACIAS