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September 27, 2022
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Encore Classes Celebrate Hispanic HeritageLas clases de Encore celebran la herencia hispana

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Encore teachers came together to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with fun and educational projects. Students in Mr. Mueller, Mrs. Wedra and Ms. Vallejos’  classes were taught about the history of God’s Eyes in indigenous cultures.  

  • Used by the Huichol (Wixaritari)
    • Center would be woven at a child’s birth, new layer each birthday (5 years old)
    • the power to see and understand things unknown
  • Pueblos of New Mexico (16 -19 century)
    • Placed near workers or trails
    • power to see and understand things unknown to the physical eye
  • Tepehuan
    • Nieli’ka – to see
    • Used for ceremonies to receive guidance
    • The cross represents four directions: earth, fire, water, and air
  • After learning about the God’s Eyes students had a chance to create their own God’s Eye.
  • Later in the month students will work in their other encore classes on similar group projects.

Usado por los huicholes (wixaritari)
El centro se tejería en el nacimiento de un niño, se hace una nueva capa cada cumpleaños (5 años)
el poder de ver y entender cosas desconocidas
Pueblos de Nuevo México (siglo 16 -19)
Colocado cerca de trabajadores o senderos
poder de ver y comprender cosas desconocidas para el ojo físico
tepehuán
Nieli’ka – ver
Se utiliza para ceremonias para recibir orientación.
La cruz representa cuatro direcciones: tierra, fuego, agua y aire.