This show focus on the Day of the dead (dia de los muertos) a holiday that goes back prior to the Spanish colonization. Mario starts by discussing his growing up in East San Diego and the sharing of many of the stories he grew up hearing as a child. The oral history stories from Mexico and the United States are discussed. This is considered a family centered celebration. The alter represents earth, the future and the past ( those that have died. Marigold are mart of the ceremony from as far back as the Aztec period of Mexican history. The mixing of the indigenous and Christian traditions to celebrate Dia de los muertos. IT IS NOT A MEXICAN HALOWEEN. This holiday is now celebrated throughout Mexico, United States, South America , Asia as well as the Philippines.1 Dr Mario Aguilar educational background.
11/02/16 Dia de los muertos (Day of the dead) Dr. Mario Aguilar
2 What are the different styles of Pan de mureto , calaveras, catrinas .
3 Life and death symbols, Offerings to those that are departed.
4 Danza Azteca. Remember our ancestors.