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Monday, November 3, 2008

EXPLORING OUR CITY ON DIA DE LOS MUERTOS

Native American religious customs and rituals often survived the arrival of Europeans by disguising ancient beliefs with those of theie conquerors. The Mexican peasant celebration of Dia de los Muertos is an important example of this

Day of the Dead 2008 - Photo by Gerald Fecht for the Archives of The Museum of the San Fernando Valley (click on image to enlarge)

Day of the Dead 2008 - Photo by Gerald Fecht for the Archives of The Museum of the San Fernando Valley (click on image to enlarge)

Day of the Dead 2008 - Photo by Gerald Fecht for the Archives of The Museum of the San Fernando Valley (click on image to enlarge)

Our Lady Queen of Angeles - Day of the Dead 2008 - Photo by Gerald Fecht for the Archives of The Museum of the San Fernando Valley (click on image to enlarge)

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