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Pele’s Curse

Context: The informant is my aunt and will be referred to as L.I. She is originally from Hawaii and is of Filipino descent. She grew up in Hawaii but she now lives in San Diego with her husband (my uncle) and their two children. Main Text: “A well-known myth in Hawaii is Pele’s Curse. Pele… Continue Reading »

Leg of Lamb

Context: The informant is my uncle and he is identified as J.I. He was raised in the Bay Area by my grandparents alongside my mother. He is of Basque descent and takes great pride in Basque culture and his heritage. Main Text: “One of our traditions was pretty much every other Sunday we would go… Continue Reading »