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La Santisima Muerte: A Mexican Folk Saint By Edward Holman
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The Santisima Muerte, a Mexican Folk Saint, is growing in popularity not only in Mexico, but in the United States and around the world. So much conflicting and paradigm-driven misinformation about... More > her has been published in articles and writings of all sorts, that it is worth the effort to examine this phenomena from an objective and sober viewpoint. Author Edward Bryant Holman has studied Mexican curanderismo from the viewpoint of a folklorist since 1991, having interviewed hundreds of subjects and reading various books on the topic and on related, supporting subjects - historical, anthropological, and cultural material in English and Spanish - and has published a huge trove of articles on the Internet in the interim. He lives on the Mexican border, basing most of his research out of Ojinaga, Chihuahua.< Less
La Santisima Muerte: A Mexican Folk Saint By Edward Holman
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The Santisima Muerte, a Mexican Folk Saint, is growing in popularity not only in Mexico, but in the United States and around the world. So much conflicting and paradigm-driven misinformation about... More > her has been published in articles and writings of all sorts, that it is worth the effort to examine this phenomena from an objective and sober viewpoint. Author Edward Bryant Holman has studied Mexican curanderismo from the viewpoint of a folklorist since 1991, having interviewed hundreds of subjects and reading various books on the topic and on related, supporting subjects - historical, anthropological, and cultural material in English and Spanish - and has published a huge trove of articles on the Internet in the interim. He lives on the Mexican border, basing most of his research out of Ojinaga, Chihuahua.< Less
Bombolai By Sandra Ledesma
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Una colección de historias graciosas que te hace reír, pensar y reflexionar. Son un poco feministas, pero con un amor caloroso a las enseñanzas de los antepasados y semi-moderno... More > mexicano que personifican la fuerza, sabiduría y el deseo de vivir una vida feroz a pesar de todo y de nada.< Less
Faces and Voices of Son Jarocho By Alec Dempster
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The Faces of Son Jarocho combines interviews and portraits using printmaking as a medium. Alec Dempster documents elderly musicians, singers and dancers from the state of Veracruz, Mexico whose lives... More > have all revolved around the music called Son Jarocho. The 30 prints in this book are meticulously created gems which capture the spirit of each person portrayed. Conceived as a tribute to some of the people who have spent most of their lives playing Son Jarocho and have actively struggled to preserve the traditions of their communities. All of the texts are in both Spanish and English. With the purchase of this book you may also request the 60 minute audio of interviews and field recordings.< Less
Folktales of the Nahua: A Journey to Tlalocan By Craig Kodros et al.
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Swim underwater to meet the Queen of the Fish. Follow a kernel of corn as it transforms into a gentleman and rides away on a horse. Fly to the faraway land of Tlalocan where frogs grind corn to make... More > tortillas and years are measured in days. The traditional voices of the Mexican people can be heard through their folklore and legends. Folktales of the Nahua presents a collection of tales from traditional Nahua villages located deep in the highlands of central Mexico. Each folktale, or cuento, in this book reveals a world of mystery, intrigue, and ancient knowledge. These stories include ancient beliefs in a world called Tlalocan, the mythical paradise of the Aztec rain god Tlaloc. Some are tales of near-death journeys to Tlalocan and a return to the world of the living. Other stories reflect an indigenous North American origin, including tales of the Coyote and the trickster Rabbit. Still other tales originated in Europe and have been integrated into the oral tradition of Mexico.< Less
Folktales of the Nahua: A Journey to Tlalocan By Craig Kodros et al.
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Swim underwater to meet the Queen of the Fish. Follow a kernel of corn as it transforms into a gentleman and rides away on a horse. Fly to the faraway land of Tlalocan where frogs grind corn to make... More > tortillas and years are measured in days. The traditional voices of the Mexican people can be heard through their folklore and legends. Folktales of the Nahua presents a collection of tales from traditional Nahua villages located deep in the highlands of central Mexico. Each folktale, or cuento, in this book reveals a world of mystery, intrigue, and ancient knowledge. These stories include ancient beliefs in a world called Tlalocan, the mythical paradise of the Aztec rain god Tlaloc. Some are tales of near-death journeys to Tlalocan and a return to the world of the living. Other stories reflect an indigenous North American origin, including tales of the Coyote and the trickster Rabbit. Still other tales originated in Europe and have been integrated into the oral tradition of Mexico.< Less
Around the World in 100 Miles By Melissa Guillet
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Create world cuisine recipes using local New England ingredients. Explore the tastes of Tunisia, Morocco, France, India, China, Vietnam, Greece, Poland, Germany, Russia, Ireland, England, Scotland,... More > Scandinavia, South America, Mexico, Jamaica, Native America, and more, as well as New England heritage recipes, using foods found at farmers' markets or in your own yard! This collection features over 50 gluten-free recipes, lots of tips and tricks, folklore, and food history. Makes a unique gift!< Less
The Lightning Spirits By Craig E. Kodros
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What begins as an anthropological study is transformed by a strange coincidence into a mystical journey of life and death. Based on a true first-hand account, The Lightning Spirits will take you into... More > a lost world where myth and reality meet. A journey back in time. The book reveals ancient knowledge hidden in the mythology and ceremonial practices found deep in the mountains of Mexico. Beginning in the microcosm of a small traditional village, this book offers a rare in-depth view of a practicing shaman healer and provides unique insights into the near-death experience. Transcending borders, The Lightning Spirits then journeys into the deep antiquity and global significance of shaman healers worldwide. Much of the information in this book is endangered and of historical significance.< Less

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