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Mexico

  1. 1. M é xico Culture and Customs By Emily Knutson ED 205-09 END SHOW
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Geography </li></ul><ul><li>Food </li></ul><ul><li>Famous Artists </li></ul><ul><li>Day of the Dead </li></ul><ul><li>Yucatan Peninsula </li></ul><ul><li>Sports </li></ul>END SHOW
  3. 3. Geography (geograf ía) <ul><li>Southernmost country in North America </li></ul><ul><li>Connects North America to Central America </li></ul><ul><li>Pacific Ocean, Carribbean Sea, and Gulf of Mexico surround it </li></ul>END SHOW
  4. 4. Food (Comida) <ul><li>Burritos </li></ul><ul><li>Empanadas </li></ul><ul><li>Guacamole </li></ul><ul><li>Flan </li></ul><ul><li>Tequila </li></ul>END SHOW
  5. 5. Famous Artists (Artistas Famosos) <ul><li>Frida Kahlo </li></ul><ul><li>Diego Rivera </li></ul><ul><li>Miguel Covarrubias </li></ul>END SHOW
  6. 6. Frida Kahlo <ul><li>July 6, 1907-July 15, 1954 </li></ul><ul><li>Best known for self portraits </li></ul><ul><li>Married to Diego Rivera </li></ul><ul><li>Contracted polio at the age of 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Involved in a serious bus accident in 1925. </li></ul>END SHOW
  7. 7. Diego Rivera <ul><li>December 8, 1886-November 24, 1957 </li></ul><ul><li>Married to Frida Kahlo </li></ul><ul><li>Has painted murals in San Francisco, New York City, and Detroit </li></ul><ul><li>Womanizer </li></ul>END SHOW
  8. 8. Miguel Covarrubias <ul><li>November 22, 1904-February 4, 1957 </li></ul><ul><li>Work has been featured in the New Yorker and Vanity Fair magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Known for analysis of Pre-Colombian art of Mesoamerica </li></ul>END SHOW
  9. 9. Day of the Dead (El D í a de los Muertos) <ul><li>November 1st and 2nd </li></ul><ul><li>Celebration of the departed </li></ul><ul><li>Altars are made for dead loved ones </li></ul><ul><li>Common symbol is the skull </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the link below to view a video on Day of the Dead </li></ul><ul><li>www. youtube .com/watch? v=30bZze-VOYI </li></ul>END SHOW
  10. 10. Yucatan Peninsula (El Yucat á n) <ul><li>Separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>Significant Mayan culture </li></ul><ul><li>Small tropical jungles </li></ul>END SHOW
  11. 11. Sports (Deportes) <ul><li>Bullfighting </li></ul><ul><li>Soccer </li></ul><ul><li>Baseball </li></ul>END SHOW
  12. 12. Resources <ul><li>www.wikipedia.com </li></ul>END SHOW
  13. 13. About Me <ul><li>My name is Emily Knutson, and I am a student at Grand Valley State University. My major is Spanish with an emphasis on Secondary Education, and my minor is Psychology. In my spare time, I like to play sports such as volleyball and softball and enjoy hanging out with friends. </li></ul><ul><li>Click here to contact me by email. </li></ul>END SHOW
  14. 14. Concept Map END SHOW

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