Tag: Ethnicity

What’s the Difference: Día de los Muertos and Halloween

I took my daughter trick-or-treating so you might be wondering this obvious questions: What’s the difference between Día de los Muertos and Halloween? Why did I conclude that my family will participate in Halloween but not Día de los Muertos?

Día de los Muertos: 7 Things to Know

I’m Latino. I’m Mexican. In fact, I’m a descendent of the indigenous people of Michoacán. But I didn’t know anything about Día de los Muertos. Growing up, my family never talked about or celebrated Mexican holidays or customs. I mean, I thought my middle name, Luis (loo-EEs), was pronounced like Lewis (loo-ihs). If I didn’t

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