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Cultural Heritage and Identity Showcase

Peru

Submitted by:

Jaylen B. - Dr. Henry A. Wise High School

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Peruvian Recipe

A delicious Peruvian Meal

 

El Salvador

Submitted by:

Sandra A. - Edward M. Felegy Elementary

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Yucca - The national flower of El Salvador

Guatemala

Submitted by:

Glendy E.

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The national flower of Guatemala, Monja Blanca

Spain

Submitted by:

Marianne G. - Tulip Grove Elementary

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This photo is of Galician girls in their regional costumes in northwest Spain. I lived there for 8 years.

Brazil

Submitted by:

Larissa S. - James H. Harrison Elementary School

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This year we celebrated 200 years of our independence in Brazil. We became independent from Portugal on September 7, 1822. After 2 years of not having any celebrations due to the pandemic, Brazilians finally had the opportunity to do it!

Dominican Republic

Submitted by:

Maribel B. - Kettering Middle School

It is a typical food of the Dominican Republic: Rice with pigeon peas (Moro de pigeon peas). Ingredients: rice, pigeon peas, peppers, onion, garlic, pepper, and oregano, there is also the stuffed breast and Russian salad, this one has potatoes, eggs, carrots, beets, and mayonnaise.

Nicaragua

Submitted by:

Freidel P. - International Student Admission and Enrollment Office

A group of people dancing along to one of the most famous folkloric songs from Nicaragua. The variety of dresses represent at least one symbolic item from Nicaragua, the flag, the national flower, the national bird, etc.

 

Puerto Rico

Submitted by:

Marisa B. -  Dr. Henry A. Wise High School

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The artifacts in the photo are a Puerto Rican Doll, and two Puerto Rican collectible souvenir plates representing native Taino symbols and Puerto Rican cultural pride.

Mexico

Submitted by:

Claudia Q.  - James H. Harrison Elementary School

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Every year in the month of August, the city of Huamantla in the state of Tlaxcala, Mexico, is filled with magic with a festivity named "The Night Nobody Sleeps". I am proud to share that this year they broke the Guinness record for the longest sawdust mat in the world!

Guatemala

Submitted by:

David T. - Dr. Henry A. Wise High School

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September 15th Poem

Independence Day 

Spain

Submitted by:

Marianne G. - Tulip Grove Elementary

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This city is called Vigo, it id the largest fishing port in Spain. It is a wonderful city. I lived here for 8 years. The Gallegos are very warm and hospitable people.

Mexico

Submitted by:

Atziry D. - Nicholas Orem Middle School

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My artifact is a dress that mexican dancers wear while dancing, my dress drawing is yellow and it has purple, green and orange stripes.

Guatemala

Submitted by:

Gladys P. - Parent -Ardmore Elementary School

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My daughters were born in the United States but with Guatemalan roots.

 

Puerto Rico

 Submitted by:

Eloy A. - Kettering Middle School

Pina Colada recipe

 

Honduras

Submitted by:

José C. - Buck Lodge Middle School

Juramento a la Bandera Nacional de Honduras

El Salvador

Submitted by:

Job G. - Tulip Grove Elementary

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This photo was taken of me in El Salvador this past summer, August 2022.

Colombia

Submitted by:

Dr. Verny V. - Thomas F Pullen and Benjamin D Foulois

In this video the children of the working-class neighborhood of the city of Cali Colombia participate. I was born and raised here. It is one of the most historic neighborhoods in the city and is made up of wonderful people.

Various Countries

Submitted by:

Diane C. - Gladys Noon Spellman Elementary

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This beautiful display at Gladys Noon Spellman created by Mrs. Castillo, is an exhibit of the 21 Spanish speaking countries. There are 21 Countries in which Spanish is the official language. The Bulletin board gives specific information detailing maps, country flags and images that commemorate and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

Nicaragua

Submitted by:

Freidel P.  - International Student Admission and Enrollment Office

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Typical dress from Nicaragua, also known as the land of lakes and volcanos. The dress also represents the department of Chinandega aka the "Orange city".