Lila Downs es realmente inspiradora

Posted on January 2, 2011 by onlifemag 

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Después de Frida Kahlo, Lila Downs ha sido un ejemplo de Mujer Mexicana en mi vida. No sólo tiene una voz prodigiosa, sino que ha logrado mostrar su corazón mexicano al mundo tal cómo es: mestizo. De madre indígena, … Continue reading →

Mexican Imagery

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I love vintage Mexican imagery and the sort of things you can do with them. I like this one. Zapata is everywhere, such an amazing caudillo and the skulls always framing the playfulness and awareness mexicans have about death. This … Continue reading →

I Love my culture… the food, the sounds, smells, the imagery…the art, the life!!!

Posted on January 4, 2011 by onlifemag

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I Love my culture… the food, the sounds, smells, the imagery…the art, the life! My Mexican Heart was one of the ways I could survive my uprooting from Mexico. I needed to share who I am and I found a …Continue reading →

Do we, Latin women really need Control?

I just came back from a Saturday BBQ on a lovely summer afternoon on this side of the planet.. I spent the first hour helping my Colombian friend out in the kitchen. She married a kiwi (the way New Zealanders … Continue reading →

Navidad or Christmas?

Navidad is one of the Mexican celebrations that is full of Tradition. It starts on the 12th of December (the day of the Virgin of Guadalupe) and ends on the El día de la candelaria on February the 2nd. And like every Mexican tradition it is a fine syncretism of catholic religion and Aztec rituals, the marriage of paganism and religious fervor. Also like every Mexican festivity, food plays a mayor role.… Continue reading →

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