Culture, gastronomy and art

By: Neylin Calderón

As part of the culmination of studies of the subject Sciences and Interculturality, students of the V year of Education Sciences with mention in Language and Literature, performed a cultural fair, where they presented some of the gastronomy, art, dances, myths and legends of indigenous peoples, Afro-descendants and mestizos of the Caribbean Coast.

In this context, teacher Sesiah Davis, facilitator of the module, said that the course of this subject addresses various topics "Which have to do with the intercultural perspective of Gender within this we are trying to strengthen the learning of these students that has to do with equal relations and equity", he said.

As part of the Mission and Vision of the first Intercultural Community University in Latin America, URACCAN, it is established a commitment to create professionals committed to the development of the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua, with humanist capacities and attitudes for the strengthening of the autonomys of peoples, that is why the Davis teacher argued that from these subjects is promoted "The recognition of the different cultures that we make up within Nicaragua and on the Caribbean Coast" adding that, they presented the same, "Some particular characteristics, differences and similarities of the 6 peoples living on the Caribbean Coast," he emphasized.

Among the activities carried out, there was the presentation of gastronomies, dances, art and mural exhibitions with the history, myths and legends of the peoples Miskitus, Mayangnas, Ramas, Garífunas, Creoles and Mestizos of the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua, having as jurors the teachers Elizabeth Solomon, coordinator of the Institute for linguistic and cultural promotion (IPILC-URACCAN), Ninoska Sánchez and Carmen Roosman.