Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies
Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

Explore UT: Latino Studies

Sat, March 2, 2019 | Gordon-White Building, Multipurpose Space 2.206

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Explore UT: Latino Studies

The Traditions and Practice of Making Paper Flowers

11:00 AM - 12:40 PM | GWB - Gordon-White Building, 2.206
Audience: All Ages | Area: College of Liberal Arts

Discover the history and practice of making crepe and tissue paper flowers, a tradition well known in Mexico and in communities of Mexican heritage in the U.S. Then, test your skills at crafting a colorful paper flower to take home with you.

 

Cultural Cures: Latinx Folk Medicine and Healing Traditions

1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM | GWB - Gordon-White Building, 2.206
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area: College of Liberal Arts

Home remedies, use of herbs and healing rituals are Latinx heritage health practices that have been passed down for generations. Dr. Rachel González-Martin will share how a mix of spiritual belief and practical knowledge can fuel Latinx community health.

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