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Unformatted text preview: waterfall, a mirror pond, artificial trees, cacti, palm trees, and little houses set to form an entire village scene. This nacimiento event is actually one of many Christmas events celebrated in Mexico. Some other events along with the nacimiento are las posadas, las pastorelas, noche Buena, los santos inocentes, los reyes magos, and many more. This event made me realize how serious Mexicans families take their religion. I personally am not as religious as my family is, and sometimes dont understand why certain things are tradition in my family. What I do notice is that little things like these events seem to create a stronger bond amongst families, even though some of us dont quite understand them. Usually during December there are many events going on in Mexico due to religion and I have had the chance through live through these events. Im not saying that American families arent as religious, but I have yet to experience anything like this in America....
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course HIST 1320 taught by Professor Murphy during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.
- Spring '08