Impact of Catholicism on Amuzgo’s
The cargo holders, catholic clergy and the religious practitioners participate in the different rituals at home and at the church
Mayordomos take the responsibility pertaining to the staging of the religious fiesta
Expression reflecting culture and society
Religion of the Amuzgo’s
Their religion helps in the reflection of the cultural practice
The ceremonies in schools along with civic events are organized on the basis of the catholic ritual calendar
The number of the protestant followers were less as compared to the recent times
Factors contributing to changes pertaining to cultural expression
The gender roles are on the basis of tradition and they have not changed in the course of time
The advent of the modern culture has led to economic and social contact between Amuzgo’s and that of Non- Amuzgo’s.
Historical, Social and Political Perspectives affecting the Expression
The dearth of education along with knowledge has given rise to the superstitions
In terms of political impact, council of elders is responsible for the rituals along with the festivals within the society
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