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Posada

Context: The informant is a 31-year-old Mexican American woman who will be called SA. SA knows of this folklore piece because she participates in it every year with her family. The Main Piece of folklore is told through her own words. Main Piece: On Christmas Eve, my family will get together and split into two… Continue Reading »

Posadas

I interviewed my informant, Brianna, in the study lounge of the band office. Because of her upbringing in Mexican culture, she was able and eager to share a lot of folklore and folk traditions. One thing she wanted me to document was Posadas, which she learned about from her grandmother and her mother. The following… Continue Reading »

Posadas

“From the 15th of December to Christmas Eve, we have posadas. We re-enact the journey of Joseph and Mary to find a place to stay.”   The source says that his local church would hold the posadas every year. The re-enactments would take place twice a day, one performance in the morning and one in… Continue Reading »