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Mexican-American Corona Maker: Eva Castellanoz
by Local Learning: The National Network for Folk Arts in Education
K-12 curriculum ideas for studying the life and artistry of 1987 NEA National Heritage Fellow Eva Castellanoz, master corona maker and healer, who has been making paper and wax flower bouquets and coronas, or crowns, in the Mexican-American community for over fifty years. These resources can be used in the curriculum areas of language arts, geography, social studies, and the visual arts. Includes an activity for making paper and wax flowers, background on her Mexican-American culture, her life in Oregon,including her role as a community curandera, or healer, and additional resources for background research.
|Grade Level: K-2; 3-5; 6-8; 9-12
||Curriculum: Language Arts; History and Social Studies; Geography; Art and Culture
|Resource Type: Activities
|Subjects: Mexican Americans; Healers; Paper flowers; Paper work; Oregon--Social life and customs; Migrant agricultural laborers
Geographic locations: Oregon; Mexico
Local Learning: The National Network for Folk Arts in Education
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