La Presentacion

A selection of photographs from the series
'La Presentación,' a rite of passage celebration for three-year old girls. These photographs tell the story of Anahí and her family as they’re getting ready for the girl’s presentation into society and baptism. An important celebration among the people from Puebla, Mexico, a tradition that is carried on even when families migrate to the U.S.

2011

Topics: Mexican culture and traditions, rites of passage, children, childhood, family, immigration and gender roles.