Tagged: Books

The Foundation of Tenochtitlan – A Mexican Story

This year is the 700 anniversary of the founding of Tenochtitlan. Around the year 1325, a group of Mechicas began a pilgrimage South of “Aztlan,” their land of the seven caves. They were guided by their god Huitzilopochtli, who told...

Jewish Children’s Stories

The Jewish tradition of storytelling goes back to the times when Abraham lived in Mesopotamia, centuries ago. They have passed down knowledge, values, and culture through storytelling of folktales, parables, fables, superstitions, and of course sayings.  Their holy book “The...

Latin American Children’s Stories

in 1989 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), recommended safeguarding what they called “intangible cultural heritage.” recognizing oral tradition forms as part of the world’s cultural patrimony. “Oralidad”   ‘For the Rescue of the Oral Tradition of...