My culture by monique gonzalez

What is your definition of culture identity?

My definition of culture is where you come from and your back round.

Which ethnicity do you most identify?

Mexican

Where my people come from ?

We started off as Europeans arriving to Mexico with Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire . Along with new arrivals from Spain .Most of my family or "my people" come from Tijuana,Mexico or El Paso,Texas .They ended up leaving those places and moved over to Los Angeles,CA . Later on a couple years after they moved over to Moreno Valley CA .

Root of languages

Spanish was brought to Mexico in the 16th century. As in all other Spanish speaking countries (including Spain) , different accents and varieties of the language exist in different parts of the country for both historical and sociological reasons. Now a lot of them still continue to speak Spanish . But today people use more slang or also speak english. Not just only one language.

Physical traits

Our traits are we are very tan naturally usually have brown eyes. Long black or brown hair. Some have wavy or curly hair or just plain straight. Some Mexicans actually look white because they end up having very light skin and colored eyes. Either hazel,blue, and green.

Food

Mexicans cook a lot of food some of the most known foods are Tacos, Burritos, enchiladas, quesadilla and more.

ART

A famous artist that comes from my people is Frida Kahlo. She is remembered for her self portraits, pain and passion,and bold, vibrant colors. She is celebrated in Mexico for her attention to Mexican and indigenous culture. And by feminists for her depiction of the female experience and form.She passed away July 13,1954 at the age 47.

Music

The music of Mexico is very diverse and features a wide range of musical genres and performances styles.It has been influenced by a variety of cultures.

Work cited

"Frida Kahlo and Her Paintings." Frida Kahlo - Paintings, Biography, and Quotes of Frida Kahlo. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Apr. 2017.

"Frida Kahlo." Biography.com. A&E Networks Television, 29 Nov. 2016. Web. 07 Apr. 2017.

"Famous Artists from Mexico." Ranker. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Apr. 2017.

"Mexico+famous+paintings - Google Search." Mexico+famous+paintings - Google Search. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Apr. 2017.

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