dia de los muertos

Dia de los Muertos

by Christi Neville, LPC This week’s Kids Who Kare group will be in keeping with our October theme: continuing our bond with our departed loved one, expressed in small group sharing, and creating a Dia de los Muertos “altar” to honor that special person.    Witnessing this process during our last group was inspiring.  In …

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Día de Los Muertos: A Mexican Celebration of the Deceased

Evolution of the Holiday The origins of the modern Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) holiday go back to the ancient Aztecs, the collection of ethnic groups that lived in what is today Mexico. It was originally a month-long celebration overseen by and dedicated to Mictecacihuatl (pronounced ‘Meek-teka-see-wahdl’ or ‘Meek-teka-kee-wadl’), one of the …

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