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Using Spanish helps young Latinos connect to their culture

Using Spanish helps young Latinos connect to their culture | Cultural Traditions and Adolescence | Scoop.it
The product of a bilingual home, Carlos Alvarez reconnected with his Mexican roots when he started performing mariachi music 13 years ago.

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It is important for people like me to stay connected to our roots, which give us the opportunity to be Bilingual.

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REPORT: Black Gay Youth Face Unique Challenges Coming Out To ...

REPORT: Black Gay Youth Face Unique Challenges Coming Out To ... | Cultural Traditions and Adolescence | Scoop.it
Black gay youth face a unique set of challenges in coming out to family and friends, according to a recent study. How can we do a better job of affirming and supporting black gay youth?

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Religious Identity Remains Constant in Teen Years: Study - US News and World Report

Religious Identity Remains Constant in Teen Years: Study - US News and World Report | Cultural Traditions and Adolescence | Scoop.it

Participation may decline, but belief system stays steady through high school, research suggests...


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Girl's Rite of Passage

Apache girls take part in ancient tests of strength, endurance and character that will make them women and prepare them for the trials of womanhood. See all ...

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The 'New Generation Latino'

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The 'New Generation Latino" of bilingual, bicultural Latinos want something different from their non-Latino counterparts.

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As Asian-Americans’ Numbers Grow, So Does Their Philanthropy

As Asian-Americans’ Numbers Grow, So Does Their Philanthropy | Cultural Traditions and Adolescence | Scoop.it
Affluent immigrants are giving generously to universities, museums, concert halls and hospitals, but also to groups focused on their own diasporas or homelands.

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Jefferson Lee's comment, January 8, 2013 3:10 PM
nice article Andy! Happy new year
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The Power of Spanglish to Make us Laugh

The Power of Spanglish to Make us Laugh | Cultural Traditions and Adolescence | Scoop.it
Regardless of where you stand on the Spanglish debate, for those of us who live in both languages there comes a time when you will inevitably put your foot in your mouth.

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As a Mexican American I have notice the use of spanglish everywhere. I even use it when talking to my family and friends.

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San Francisco's Homeless Black Youth Invisible - New America Media

San Francisco's Homeless Black Youth Invisible - New America Media | Cultural Traditions and Adolescence | Scoop.it
New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Nov 14, 2011. SAN FRANCISCO – At 18, Valerie Klinker was kicked out of her grandmother's house in San Francisco's Fillmore District. Despite being without a roof, alternating ...

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The Tradition of the Quinceañera

The Tradition of the Quinceañera | Cultural Traditions and Adolescence | Scoop.it
Origins and ways to celebrate the event...

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Asian American youth culture is coming of age in 'the 626'

Asian American youth culture is coming of age in 'the 626' | Cultural Traditions and Adolescence | Scoop.it
Plumes of smoke from roasting lamb skewers curl into the night air. Crowds jostle past fermented tofu stands and vats of curry fish balls.

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Using Spanish helps young Latinos connect to their culture

Using Spanish helps young Latinos connect to their culture | Cultural Traditions and Adolescence | Scoop.it
The product of a bilingual home, Carlos Alvarez reconnected with his Mexican roots when he started performing mariachi music 13 years ago.

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Lorely Ruiz's insight:

It is important for people like me to stay connected to our roots, which give us the opportunity to be Bilingual.

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Navajo Prep students pledge to protect their culture, traditions - Farmington Daily Times

Navajo Prep students pledge to protect their culture, traditions - Farmington Daily Times | Cultural Traditions and Adolescence | Scoop.it
Navajo Prep students pledge to protect their culture, traditions
Farmington Daily Times
Moderator Elaine Benally introduced the students and stressed the importance of taking time to listen to the wisdom young people can provide.
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It is imporatnt to keep our culture alive because it is part of who we are. I apreciate this article because the adolescents are trying to keep their culture alive especially the navajo culture of whom many people do not now much about. I am Mexican American and apprecite my culture and want it to keep passing it down to other generations.

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