Days Of The Dead

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  •      The Day of the Dead
  • OriginsDetail of an ofrenda in Ciudad Universitaria, México.The Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico can be traced back to the indigenous cultures. Rituals celebrating the deaths of ancestorshave been observed by these civilizations perhaps for as long as 2,500–3,000 years. In the pre-Hispanic era, it was common to keep skulls as trophies and display them during the rituals to symbolize death and rebirth.