Cinco de Mayo is not a national holiday in Mexico, but it is celebrated to some degree in Poblano. This parade is part of the celebration in Morelia, the capital of Michoacán.

include dancing and fireworks. The traditional dish for this holiday is mole poblano —not the tacos or enchiladas found at US celebrations. The city of Puebla holds the International Mole Festival at this time of year as well, likely to honor the dish and its tradition in time for the holiday. Poblanos—People, not Peppers For many hundreds of years, societal norms have dominated Mexican culture. Two terms for gender classification, machismo and marianismo , have implied gender stereotypes that are expected in Mexican households. Machismo means a macho, manly attitude,



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