In the Americas With David Yetman

Day Of The Dead: A Mexican Celebration

Season 1, Episode 1 of 10

Many Native American groups in pre-Conquest Mexico celebrated one day each year when their deceased ancestors would return to visit them-El Dia de los Muertos. This ancient tradition has become the state of Oaxaca's most important celebration. Parades, home altars, and gaily-decorated graves welcome back the dead. The custom has spread throughout Mexico and even to Los Angeles and Tucson.

Previously Aired

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Time
Channel
7/27/2012
10 p.m.
7/28/2012
5 a.m.
10/2/2012
9:30 p.m.
10/3/2012
3:30 a.m.
10/5/2012
10 p.m.
10/6/2012
5 a.m.
1/6/2013
8:30 a.m.
1/8/2013
12:30 p.m.
1/8/2013
8:30 p.m.
1/9/2013
10 p.m.
1/10/2013
5 a.m.
1/12/2013
12:30 p.m.
1/12/2013
10:30 p.m.
1/13/2013
2:30 a.m.
11/17/2013
6:30 p.m.
5/11/2014
6:30 p.m.
9/3/2014
1:30 p.m.
3/16/2015
6:30 p.m.
3/16/2015
11 p.m.
3/16/2015
11:30 p.m.
3/17/2015
3/17/2015
6 a.m.
5/11/2015
6:30 p.m.
5/11/2015
11 p.m.
5/11/2015
11:30 p.m.
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