The character for family has been around for about 3,000 years almost unchanged. This symbol means both family and home. The three main ways to refer to one's family is family/home (jiā), persons in my family (jiā rén), and family/household (jiā tíng), the latter being the more formal.
The Xia worshiped the snake, and this creature appears in some of the Chinese oldest myths. Eventually, the snake changed into the dragon, which then became one of the most enduring symbols of Chinese mythology and culture. Dragons and Snakes. A snake is always associated with the dragon, the symbol of the Chinese nation.
The celebration of the Posadas is an important Mexican Christmas tradition and features prominently in holiday festivities in Mexico (and more and more north of the border as well). These community celebrations take place on each of the nine nights leading up to Christmas, from December 16 to 24th.
Ofrenda La Santa Muerte Ofrendas are set up in peoples homes to honor the spirit of someone dear who has recently died. It is loaded with items that the person loved in life, which can include realistically anything from food to photographs and weapons to candy.
The Apostrophe section describes the apostrophe as using the same symbol as the “closing single quotation mark” which is correct. However, the symbol shown is neither – it is a one-size-fits-all variant. The version in the heading of the Apostrophe section is different again, but more like the opening single quotation mark.