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Corn doll

Man and nature: a mutual aid story

According to the Chontal people, an indigenous people of Mexico, ants are said to have helped man find corn so that he may eat. Corn is of great importance across the Americas, as it has been the staple food for 10,000 years. For example, we use corn husks to make tamales and hold the stuffing, it is also used i the confection of objects such as dolls, flowers or fruits.

What are we doing there?
  • Presenting different types of corn
  • Presenting the story of the Chontal people
  • Making small dolls using corn husks
Skills Developed
Knowledge enrichment
Creativity and art

Artistic activities that raise awareness of cultural diversity.

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We need your support in order to accomplish our mission of educating and sensitizing the members of different Montreal communities, and to raise awareness about cultural diversity with hopes to put an end to racism.


Charitable registration number 72939 6697 RR 0001 / Quebec registration number 1172428204