Ancestors

Celebrating Our Ancestors – Dia de los Muertos

Celebrating our loved ones who have passed is important for keeping their memories alive and also for grieving. Dia de los Muertos is celebrated throughout Mexico. It originates from the Aztecs as they believed the Goddess of Death helped their loved ones cross to the other side. When the Spanish arrived, they brought their belief

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10 Fun Facts for Kids about Celebrating Obon

Have you ever heard of Obon? It’s a Japanese festival, similar to Mexico’s Day of the Dead. Celebrated for centuries, it’s a time to clean graves and create home altars as families welcome their much-beloved ancestors. While celebrating Obon is generally associated with Buddhism, it also includes elements from the more indigenous Shinto tradition, as

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Remember Our Loved Ones Multicultural Kid Blogs

Different Ways To Remember Our Loved Ones

Welcome to the time of year when people from around the world remember their ancestors, honor their forbears, and express admiration for loved ones who have passed on. From our indigenous ancestors, we have Samhain (SAH-win) and Day of the Dead. From Christianity, we have All Souls’ Day and All Saints’ Day. And while many

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