Day of the Dead, Family, Latino culture, Latinos in film

Day of the Dead in the U.S.A

The Latin American tradition of "el Dia de Los Muertos," has crossed over to the U.S. as Day of the Dead (DoD) Celebrations are in more cities and cemeteries than ever before. One can find DoD items at Williams-Sonoma, Cost Plus World Market, Target, Michael's, and several other stores. The day has been commercialized and… Continue reading Day of the Dead in the U.S.A

Latino culture, Latino family tradition, Uncategorized

The Icons of Day of the Dead

November first begins the Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) festivities and whose roots can be traced back to indigenous cultures. The Aztecs had a celebration in the ninth month of their calendar with a celebration to their goddess Mictecacihuatl, the Queen or  “Lady of the Dead.”   Souls did not die, they… Continue reading The Icons of Day of the Dead