This Mexican holiday, called Día de los Muertos in Spanish, represents a rich blend of Catholic and indigenous traditions. Celebrated the same time as All Saints Day and All Souls Day, it's a time for families to feast, exchange stories and memories, and remember loved ones who have past away. Though preparations begin in mid-October, the festival officially takes place Nov. 1-2. Sites especially for children may be found in http:--The Directory.org-Kids_and_Teens-People_and_Society-Holidays_and_Celebrations-Columbus_Day-. Day of the Dead Holidays Society.
Day of the Dead ( Spanish: Día de Muertos ) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican ancestry living in other places, especially the United States. (wikipedia)
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- The Day of the Dead in Oaxaca: Oaxaca, Mexico www
The Cabrera family describes one of the most important festivities of Oaxaca. Day of the Dead in Oaxaca: Oaxaca, Mexico.
- Teaching Lesson Plan - Day of the Dead or "Dia de los Muertos" www
Teaching plan for teachers of grades 4 - 5. Plan - Day of the Dead or "Dia de los Muertos". Includes a Spanish poem in Spanish and English. Lesson Plan - Day of the Dead or "Dia de los Muertos".
- A Day of the Dead - A Mexican Perspective www
A Mexican woman explains the origins of the Day of the Dead. the Dead - A Mexican Perspective. Includes a photograph of an altar dedicated to the events of September 11 2001. Day of the Dead - A Mexican Perspective.
- Dedicated Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead www
Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead.
- Detailed Mexico OnLine: Day Of The Dead www
Detailed description of the festival celebrating the reunion of dead relatives with their families. OnLine: Day Of The Dead. Includes photographs. Mexico OnLine: Day Of The Dead.
- Includes Mexican Tradition: Day of the Dead www
Includes comprehensive description of the holiday, Tradition: Day of the Dead, its cultural significance, and the religious overtones, as well as actual photographs from the celebration. Mexican Tradition: Day of the Dead.
- Explores Janitzio: Celebrating the Day of the Dead www
Explores how the holiday is celebrated in Janitzio. Janitzio: Celebrating the Day of the Dead.
- Shows Dia de los Muertos www
Shows history, los Muertos, traditional foods, events and timeline, photos, altar, Realaudio interviews, and related e-postcards. Dia de los Muertos.
- Examines The People's Guide to Mexico: Day of the Dead www
Examines the differences between Halloween and the Day of the Dead, People's Guide to Mexico: Day of the Dead, and explores the customs related to the traditional Mexican holiday. The People's Guide to Mexico: Day of the Dead.
- Provides Los Dias De Los Muertos www
Provides a short description of the celebration, Dias De Los Muertos, along with a brief look at its origins and contemporary customs. Los Dias De Los Muertos.
- Excerpts Day of the Dead in Mexico www
Excerpts from Mary J. the Dead in Mexico. Andrade's book give a history of the holiday. Day of the Dead in Mexico.
- Collection Mything Links' Day of the Dead in Mexico www
Collection of annotated links with traditional music and artwork. Mything Links' Day of the Dead in Mexico.
- Short CNP Articles - All Saints' Day www
Short article relates the holiday's origins. Articles - All Saints' Day. Taken from The Catholic Encyclopedia. CNP Articles - All Saints' Day.
- Examines Halloween www
Examines how All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day provide the religious foundation of Halloween. Halloween.
- Halloween Jack O'Lantern's Net www
Halloween songs, O'Lantern's Net, traditions and recipes from around the world. Jack O'Lantern's Net.
- Offers The Halloween-Master www
Offers graphics, Halloween-Master, links, props, sounds, scary graphics and web tools. The Halloween-Master.
- Alexa: Day of the Dead Holidays
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Day of the Dead Holidays
- DMOZ: Day of the Dead Holidays
dmoz.org Directory: Day of the Dead Holidays