Tag: tradition

Xantolo in the Huasteca Potosina

A time to relive the tradition and to appreciate the wealth of Pre-Hispanic Ancestry It was believed in the

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The Biquie: A Zapotec Tradition

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

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San José Museum of Art to celebrate el Día de los Muertos

SAN JOSE, California (September 17, 2013)—The San Jose Museum of Art will celebrate El Dìa de los Muertos (Day

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“Day of the Dead A Passion for Life” and “Día de los Muertos Pasión por la Vida” are now available in e-book format

With broad and in depth content about this pre-Hispanic tradition in the State of Michoacán,

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Photo exhibit honors the dead

Brian Day reads the introduction to the photo exhibition “Day of the Dead, A Passion for Life”

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Mexico Celebrates Life

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

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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

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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.

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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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