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


On November 1st, Day of the Dead the cemetery is alive with color. Everyone decorates the gravesites of their ancestors with flowers, grasses and offerings of food. The remainder of the day is spent in prayer communing with the spirits of past loved ones.

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