Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Latino Culture

No description

Valerie Farmer

on 10 October 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Latino Culture

Latino Culture

Latino Family Culture
El día de Los Muertos
* Observed October 31st-November 1st

*Celebration to honor the dead – It is believed that souls did not die, but instead went to “Mictlán” (Place of Death)

*Ways to celebrate Dia de los Muertos: Sugar skulls, altars, marigolds, masks, festivals, parades, candles, photos, momentos, food

What is Latino?
Guest Expert:
Mr. Julio Rausseo

* Graduate of Western Illinois University with a degree in Broadcasting and Sociology

*Independent Journalist

*Raised in a culturally diverse family: Puerto Rican & Venezuelan
Presentation by:
Jackie Currie Perdomo& Valerie Farmer

(The day of the dead)
*Refers to family cohesiveness and interdependence

*Emphasis on interpersonal relationships


*Areas of struggle

(Sue & Sue, 2013)
(Baumann, Kuhlberg, &Zayas, 2010)
* Men are expected to be strong, dominant, and the provider for the family

*Nurturer, submissive and

*Seen as family martyr

* Areas of struggle

(Lopez-Baez, 2006;
Zanipatin, Welch, Yi, & Bardina, 2005;
L.L. Hayes, 1997)
Discussion Questions
* What were your initial reactions?

*Are you surprised by these stereotypes?

*Have you seen stereotypes like this?

*In what ways have you fed into the stereotypes?

*Have you encountered intraracial stereotyping? (Latino person being prejudice towards another Latino person)

*Latino and Hispanic are referred to interchangeably when speaking about people from spanish-speaking

*Encompasses traditions, customs, language, religious beliefs, cuisine, art, and social and family values.

*Includes 21 countries to date

(Weaver, 2010)
National Geographic
Ending Remarks

*Winner of the coloring contest
...drum roll please...

*Head of household
*Areas of struggle
(Sue &Sue, 2013)

Balcazar, A. (n.d.). All Souls' Day in United States. timeanddate.com. Retrieved October 8, 2013, from http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/all-souls-day

Balcazar, A. (n.d.). Dia de los Muertos Coloring Pages / Day of the Dead Coloring Pages (Printable). Coloring Pages from Coloring Castle. Retrieved October 8, 2013, from http://www.coloringcastle.com/diadelosmuertos_coloring_pages.html

Baumann, A.A., Kuhlberg, J.A., & Zayas, L.H. (2010). Familism, mother-daughter mutuality, and suicide attempts of adolescent Latinas. Journal of Family Psychology, 24, 616-624.

Hispanic Culture. (2011, May 5). Hispanic Culture - Latin American Culture - Spanish Culture. Hispanic Culture - Latino Culture -Latin American Culture. Retrieved October 5, 2013, from http://www.explore-hispanic-culture.com/hispanic-culture.html

Lopez-Baez, S.I. (2006). Counseling Latinas: Culturally responsive interventions. In C.C. Lee (Ed.), Multicultural issues in counseling(3rd ed., pp. 187-194). Alexandra, VA: American Counseling Association.
National Hispanic Heritage Month 2013. (2013, September 15). National Hispanic Heritage Month 2013. Retrieved October 5, 2013, from http://www.hispanicheritagemonth.org/Home_Page.html

Sue, D. W., & Sue, D. (2013). Counseling Latinos. Counseling the culturally diverse: theory and practice (6. ed., pp. 409-424). Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons.

US Census Bureau. (n.d.). US Census Bureau. Retrieved October 5, 2013, from http://www.census.gov/acs/www/

Weaver, M. (2010, September 18). 20 Ways to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. National Geographic, p. 2. Retrieved October 5, 2013, from http://intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com/2010/09/18/where_to_celebrate_national_hi/

Zanapatin, J., Welch, S.S., Yi, J., & Bardina, P. (2005). Immigrant women and domestic violence. In K. H. Barrett & W.H. George (Eds.), Race, culture, psychology, and law (pp. 375-389). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Hollywood Forever. (n.d.). Dia de Los Muertos . Dia de Los Muertos . Retrieved October 8, 2013, from http://www.ladayofthedead.com/
Full transcript