Instructor Teaches Tamale Technique for Christian Holiday

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Mexico, Americas

Paola Ambrosio, center, teaches a group how to make Oaxacan tamales during a workshop to celebrate Candlemas in Epazoyucan, Hidalgo, Mexico. Preparing tamales has been a traditional part of the holiday, which commemorates the presentation of Jesus at the Temple, since the fusion of pre-Hispanic and Catholic religious beliefs.

Photo by Aline Suárez del Real

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