Tag: Books of Day of the Dead

The Biquie: A Zapotec Tradition

Many people in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec hold fast to the Zapotec tradition of having a biquie (pronounced “beqei”)

Mexico Celebrates Life

Yucatan it is known as Hanal Pixan which means "The path of the soul through the essence of food;”

Yucatan: Altar contest

Every year, an altar contest brings delegations from all over the state to the Plaza Grande in Merida.

San Luis Potosi: Xantolo in the Huasteca Potosina

During the pre-Hispanic era, death did not exist. Death was seen, instead, as simply a transition, a voyage through

Oaxaca: A sharing of sadness and joy

The offerings, a main aspect of the celebration, echo the profound love that the Oaxacan people feel towards life.

Jimbanqua: Day of the Dead in the P’urhepecha Plateau

The Rose Horses of Zurumucapio

Distinctive to San Angel Zurumucapio is the tradition of making small rose-decorated horses and dedicating

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