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Day of the Dead - A Mexican Perspective
- A Mexican woman explains the origins of the Day of the Dead. Includes a photograph of an altar dedicated to the events of September 11 2001.
Day of the Dead in Mexico
- Excerpts from Mary J. Andrade's book give a history of the holiday.
Day of the Dead in Oaxaca: Oaxaca, Mexico
- The Cabrera family describes one of the most important festivities of Oaxaca.
Dia de los Muertos
- Shows history, traditional foods, events and timeline, photos, altar, Realaudio interviews, and related e-postcards.
Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead
- Dedicated to the Mexican holiday, el dia de los muertos (the day of the dead). Information on altar making, the history of the holiday and its art.
Janitzio: Celebrating the Day of the Dead
- Explores how the holiday is celebrated in Janitzio.
Lesson Plan - Day of the Dead or "Dia de los Muertos"
- Teaching plan for teachers of grades 4 - 5. Includes a Spanish poem in Spanish and English.
Los Dias De Los Muertos
- Provides a short description of the celebration, along with a brief look at its origins and contemporary customs.
Mexican Tradition: Day of the Dead
- Includes comprehensive description of the holiday, its cultural significance, and the religious overtones, as well as actual photographs from the celebration.
Mexico OnLine: Day Of The Dead
- Detailed description of the festival celebrating the reunion of dead relatives with their families. Includes photographs.
Mything Links' Day of the Dead in Mexico
- Collection of annotated links with traditional music and artwork.
The People's Guide to Mexico: Day of the Dead
- Examines the differences between Halloween and the Day of the Dead, and explores the customs related to the traditional Mexican holiday.
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