The purpose of this lesson is to help students understand the experiences of Charro Days since its creation in the Rio Grande Valley. The first Charro Days celebration took place in the border of Brownsville, Texas and Matamoros, Tamaulipas in the year of 1938. As of 2019, it has reached its 83rd celebration. By students understanding the history of the Charro Days celebration, they will gain a better perspective on the ties between Mexican American culture.
Grecia Villarreal, Maria Paredes, and Taylor Nichols