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Rebecca Mendelsohn
Emelin from a rural town in Guatemala, who is just 15 years old and has secured improved healthcare and education for girls in her community and has spoke at the United Nations. Girls like this are the hope of the world. Right To Education, Primary Education, Womens Liberation, Girl Empowerment, Who Runs The World, Women In History, Social Issues, 15 Years, Powerful Women

Meet The 15-Year-Old From Rural Guatemala Who Addressed The U.N.

Back in 2012, Emelin asked the mayor to help the girls of her town. He laughed in her face. But she didn't give up. This week, she told the U.N. General Assembly about her efforts.

Dia de los Muertos Student Academy Awards 2013 Winner Short filmAn animated short film about a little girl who visits the land of the dead, where she learns the true meaning of the Mexican holiday, Movie Talk, Mexican Holiday, Film School, Movie Lines, Classroom Inspiration, Classroom Ideas, Film Stills, Animation Film, Design Reference

This Short Film About a Little Girl Celebrating Día de Muertos Might Make You Die From Cuteness

You should stream 'Día de los Muertos,' a heartwarming ode to one of Mexico's greatest holidays.

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The Mayans Developed Written Language in 600 BC. We're Still Trying to Decode It Mayan Language, Mayan History, Mesoamerican, Decoding, Be Still, Art Projects, Culture, News, Art Designs

The Mayans Developed Written Language in 600 BC. We’re Still Trying to Decode It. | The Nib

The "Grolier Codex" was finally confirmed as authentic, which means we're much closer to understanding Mayan history

Learn about the themes explored in the exhibition "Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas. Fiction Stories, Mesoamerican, Ancient Jewelry, Historical Fiction, Chevrolet Logo, Nonfiction, Science Fiction, Author, Metropolitan Museum

Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas

This landmark exhibition of luxury arts of the Incas, the Aztecs, and their predecessors will trace the emergence and florescence of goldworking in the ancient Americas.

How a peaceful protest changed a violent country Peaceful Protest, Mesoamerican, Group Of Friends, Bbc News, Change, Teaching, Country, Novels, Rural Area

How a peaceful protest changed a violent country

Protests in Guatemala often lead to violence - but with the help of Facebook, one group of friends organised peaceful demonstrations that have shaken the country's government.

Ruben Espinosa had claimed in interviews that he felt threatened by the governor of eastern Veracruz state David Bowie, Mexico City, Youtube, Interview, Death, Couple Photos, News, Life, The Voice

For reporters in Mexico, journalist's death underscores job's growing danger

The young photographer had fled the state of Veracruz in fear for his life to seek security in Mexico City.

Tamales are a Christmas Eve tradition throughout Latin America, but there are hundreds of different versions. That's a question likely to elicit a fiercely partisan response. Pork Tamales, Christmas Eve Traditions, Pride And Prejudice, Special Occasion, Ice Cream, Canning, This Or That Questions, Breakfast, Ethnic Recipes

Pride And Prejudice: For Latinos, Tamales Can Taste Of Both

Tamales are a Christmas Eve tradition throughout Latin America, but there are hundreds of different versions. Whose is best? That's a question likely to elicit a fiercely partisan response.