Times Past

October 19, 2013

Celebrate the roots of Dia de Muertos

The Day of the Dead, Día de Muertos, is a celebration born in the Americas, fusing the old world Catholic celebrations of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, Nov. 1 and 2 into rich elements of Native American culture.Celebrate this fusion at Mission San Antonio de Padua.

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About Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger is a professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly and past president of the California Mission Studies Association.