Halloween, Day of the Dead in detail!
During October, EDSITEment explores in detail the great cultural diversity that surrounds the many celebrations that take place during October and November. This great resource, http://edsitement.neh.gov/october-2010-history-and-origins-halloween-and-day-dead-celebrations#node-20813 explores Halloween and the Day of the Dead and the origins of these celebrations.
Other EDSITEment resources explore these celebrations and others that illustrate the great cultural diversity of the United States and Mexico, like the following:
The Day of the Dead celebrated in Mexico, in video! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kimX-rwPmyk&noredirect=1 from the EDSITEment-reviewed resource, Mis cositas, http://edsitement.neh.gov/websites/mis-cositas-resources-thematic-units
Build your own Altar to the dead interactively with this resource from the Smithsonian Latino Center,
Discover Mexican traditions with this resource, http://edsitement.neh.gov/websites/la-diversidad-cultural-de-m%C3%A9xico