Many people in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec hold fast to the Zapotec tradition of having a biquie (pronounced “beqei”)
Yucatan it is known as Hanal Pixan which means "The path of the soul through the essence of food;”
Every year, an altar contest brings delegations from all over the state to the Plaza Grande in Merida.
During the pre-Hispanic era, death did not exist. Death was seen, instead, as simply a transition, a voyage through
The offerings, a main aspect of the celebration, echo the profound love that the Oaxacan people feel towards life.