I took my daughter trick-or-treating so you might be wondering this obvious questions: What’s the difference between Día de los Muertos and Halloween? Why did I conclude that my family will participate in Halloween but not Día de los Muertos?
“To what extent does something’s evolution from pagan roots entail that its present practice is tainted?” – Justin Holcomb
I’m Latino. I’m Mexican. In fact, I’m a descendent of the indigenous people of Michoacán. But I didn’t know anything about Día de los Muertos. Growing up, my family never talked about or celebrated Mexican holidays or customs. I mean, I thought my middle name, Luis (loo-EEs), was pronounced like Lewis (loo-ihs). If I didn’t