This list includes just a few culture kits, blog post and book recommendations from the University of Arizona's Worlds of Words.
This e book is the primary account of Theodore Roosevelt and his expedition through the Brazilian "wilderness". His main concerns were mamma-logy and ornithology and is a great read to compare to how Brazil is represented now versus before.
This paper examines the current trade talks between the European Union, Latin American countries and the United States. This triangular relationship is complex and this paper tries to display the implications of these negotiations and the impact of China in Latin America.
This is a resource to be used when teaching about Slavery in Brazil and the country of Brazil in general. A map of the country is included along with 18 readings and a glossary of important terms used in the readings about slavery.
This paper follows field research that bridges the disciplines of Archaeology, Anthropology, History and Economics. The focus is on collectivist pre-capitalist labor practices and religious ceremonies among both Lenca and Mayans in the contemporary Honduras.
This resource explains that the United States education system is heavily dependent on textbooks. Therefore, it is important to have correct images that reflect Latin America in the most accurate way possible so that teaching about Latin America can be transparent and understandable. A good reading to assign to students to better understand misconceptions of Latin America through the lack of accurate images in textbooks or can be read by teacher to better understandthe topic of biases and inaccuracies relating to teaching Latin American studies.
This script gives students and teachers an idea of what Mexican Christmas Traditions are like and allows people to learn about these traditions in a fun and interactive way. Can be read out loud in a class using multiple students or even performed.
A fun worksheet to teach about the importance of the food corn in the Latin American diet.
This paper is fully in Spanish and aims to display the current state of the Yucatan Maya and the Mayan Language in relation to Spanish and other indigenous languages present in the Yucatan Peninsula. The marginalization of the Yucatan Maya is discussed and how development has furthered that marginalization within the region.
This booklet is a great resource to use when teaching about Ecuador. A map of Ecuador is included, along with background on the history, people, geography, economy and current situation of Ecuador. This booklet focuses on the future of children in Ecuador and how history has shaped how children will grow up in today's Ecuador.