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Cultural Transmission, Immigration & Migration, Music
The marimba and its accompanying percussive instruments, along with singing and dancing, are an essential part of the Pacific Colombian-Ecuadorian culture.
Cultural Transmission, Language
I leaned forward to look for a—“Sharpener! Damn it, how do we say it in Galician?”
Celebrations, Cultural Transmission, Language
A village festival in the middle of snowy January in an unheated barn? No problem!
In the summer, the Ferme Seguin in Southern France provides weekly guided tours in French, English, and Occitan.
Celebrations, Cultural Transmission, Foodways
I can’t remember a year in my life where my Grandma Lucille laid out the smörgåsbord and the korv was missing.
For us, the tamalada, a tamale making party, goes back several generations to San Luis Potosí, Mexico.
Art & Design, Cultural Transmission
Mamoni Chitrakar started singing. I held my breath. We were watching the unveiling of a traditional painted scroll called patachitra, months in the making.
Cultural Transmission, Work Life
Tibetan traditions, knowledge, and skills are disappearing so quickly, but documentation plays a vital role in sustaining our cultural identity.
By Our Interns, Cultural Transmission
After I read a bit on “gun culture,” I realized it plays a major role in my life.
Cultural Transmission, Religion & Spirituality
My childhood gave me certain abilities: I was good at relaxing my mind, I knew how to be my own companion when I felt lonely.