La Víbora de la Mar

La Víbora de la Mar

There is a traditional Mexican tune “La víbora de la mar” (“The Sea Snake”), which is sung as part of a game. Two people are assigned as “melón” (“cantaloupe”) and “sandía” ("watermelon") ... click on image for more

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Sharing My Slice of Mexico

Sharing My Slice of Mexico

Growing up in Mexico, my friends and teachers frequently asked me about my Japanese background, so I got used to ask my parents if some particular food, word or tradition was Japanese, Mexican, or a blend. When I came to Canada as a young grown-up, I found myself talking again about food, words and traditions, but the questions had mostly turned to Mexico ... click on image for more