TRADITIONS OF MEXICO
  El Dia de los Muertos   


A woman prepares marigolds for a family burial site in a cemetery near Oaxaca. Cleaning and preparing the grave site for the return of loved ones is an important activity during El Dia de los Muertos.

Learn more about the Day of the Dead.


An educational project of the
Houston Institute for Culture

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