Not Just Halloween: Festivals of the Dead From Around the World


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , Day of the Dead , Festivals , Halloween

Description:
This classroom feature "can be used as a framework for discussing with your students Festivals of the Dead in their manifestations across different cultures." It features discussion of and links to websites on Halloween's origins in the Celtic festival of the dead (Samhain), Japan's Festival of Lanterns (Obon), Mexico's Days of the Dead (Los Dias de los Muertos), and more. From EDSITEment, a website of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Publisher:
National Endowment for the Humanities

Language:
English

Source:
http://edsitement.neh.gov/monthly_feature.asp?id=116


PID= res:lii-26876