The Tulane Hullabaloo

In the same way that family reunions are only for relatives and close family friends, one may assume that Dia de los Muertos is only for people of Mexican heritage.

OPINION | Who owns Dia de los Muertos?

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor October 27, 2021

Recently, a friend of mine asked me if he was allowed to celebrate Dia de los Muertos. He is not of Latin American descent but still wanted to create an ofrenda — an altar used to honor the dead....

A representation of a candy skull representative of Dia de los Meurtos.

Day of the Dead: finding meaning through the past

Miranda Sinsheimer, Staff Reporter October 18, 2018

The period beginning Oct. 31 and ending Nov. 2 marks the celebration of Day of the Dead. The rich and vibrant traditions of Day of the Dead originated in Mexico and are celebrated throughout Latin...

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