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Dia de los Muertos 2021 (Collaboration with Northville District Library)

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Pan de muerto, or bread of the dead, is commonly seen during the celebration. This bread has decorations that resemble bones and is eaten in memory of the deceased. The bread is often seen in the period leading up to the celebration.

Carlos E. Cortés. (2013). Multicultural America : A Multimedia Encyclopedia. SAGE Publications, Inc.

 

Salt and Water

Salt for purifica-tion and water for quenching the thirst of spirits are provided on the altar. Water basins are avail-able for the spirits to use for cleaning themselves.

Carlos E. Cortés. (2013). Multicultural America : A Multimedia Encyclopedia. SAGE Publications, Inc.