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Much less important than Mexico’s Independence Day, which is celebrated in September, Cinco de Mayo serves as a celebration of Mexican heritage in the United States. Families can spend Cinco de Mayo immersed in authentic Mexican culture through arts & crafts, food & music…

THE DAY OF THE DEAD (OCT. 31st – NOV. 2nd) DISCOVERING RICH MEXICAN TRADITIONS In this short low-fi video documentary, Professor José Flores offers his insights about the traditions and mythologies of the Day of the Dead (Diá de los Muertos) celebration in Mexico. This video was filmed at the Rancho La Puerta Spa in Baja, Mexico last year by Stephen Brown, and is a great educational resources for parents and students…. Read More

The traditions and mythologies behind Diá de los Muertos are rich in traditional foods, including Mexican Sugar Skulls, offered as a token of sweetness. Day of the Dead resources featured here include video, readling lists and web resources.

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