Category Archives: Smiles
This short video offers a glimpse of the food enjoyed by indigenous Zapotecs in pre-colonial Mexico thanks to the efforts of world-famous chef Abigail Mendoza. She keeps Zapotec traditions and philosophies alive in her restaurant, which her sisters also staff. … Continue reading
A friend shared this blues video on Facebook, and it brings back the smoky bar resonating with music that’s classic noir.
While this video belongs in my interesting links as much as smiles, I found the murals displayed beautiful, especially the indigenous art-inspired ones. The history of street art in Mexico, and its influence on U.S. artists, is fascinating. I believe … Continue reading
This is a bit of a long video, but it’s amazing watching the mud house come to life. Plus, we get to see cute puppies greeting their new home. Apparently, these houses are a thing. I found many examples on … Continue reading
A friend introduced me to this Navajo Nation band on Indigenous People’s Day last year. The four-member, hard rock/metal band Testify drew inspiration from the Navajo code talkers in World War II for this haunting acoustic song.