People Stories: Dr. Manuel Medrano
Dr. Manuel Medrano has produced a documentary to teach the history of Day of the Dead or Día de los Muertos . On November 1, Day of the Dead is celebrated around the world especially in Mexico, where it is a national holiday. The holiday focuses on gatherings to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died by creating private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graves with these as gifts.
UTB/TSC Archives - Media, UTRGV Digital Library, The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley. Accessed via https://scholarworks.utrgv.edu/utbmedia/