ID # guatechichi4
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Country: Guatemala   /   Village: Chichicastenango
Ethnic Group: Maya   /   Feature: Rituals & Religion

Caption:

November 1st is the Day of the Dead, one of the most important socio-religious celebrations in Guatemala. Family members visit the tombs of their ancestors, decorate them with grass, flowers and paint and then light candles and incense and pray.

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