Latin America Solidarity Centre

Salvador, Brazil: Capital of the African Diaspora

AIM

For students to practice reading a text relating to tourism and culture.

Pelourinho, Salvador de Bahía. Photo by Laughlin Elkind.

 

MATERIALS

Text (here).

LINKS TO THE CURRICULUM:

Senior Cycle:

I. Language Awareness, 2

III. Cultural Awareness, 1, 5

METHODOLOGY

Students read the text provided, and answer the questions.

CONNECTIONS WITH IRELAND AND TAKING ACTION

Invite students to do research on the Candomblé religion and other Afro-Latinx religions. Have them prepare a poster or presentation on it.