Tehuana Flowers on a Muslim Girl

Converts can also find modest inspiration in their traditional cultural outfits, discovers¬†Eren Cervantes-Altamirano. My maternal family is from the state of Oaxaca, southern Mexico. Oaxaca is one of those regions that features a few different indigenous groups along with¬†mestizos¬†(people who identify as children of Spanish and indigenous descent) and Caucasian groups. My family belongs to … Read more

A Muslimah Walking through Mexico

On a recent trip home to Mexico, Eren Cervantes-Altamiranolearns to appreciate her own ways of practicing Islam. I spent my last vacation in central and southern Mexico. Even though I am originally from Mexico, I have lived in Canada for the last six years and so going back to Mexico is always a new and … Read more