Day of the Dead: Yucatec Maya

Posted By: Marty

Day of the Dead: Yucatec Maya - 08/11/17 07:35 PM

This documentary shows one of the Yucatec Maya traditions known as Hanal Pixan "Food for the fouls" more commonly known as Day of the dead or finados . For Hanal Pixan there are different kinds of altar the ones shown in this documentary: The Yucatec Maya are more Roman Catholic influence , Many Mayas in northern Belize also put traditional Maya altars made of all natural things ,while others make a more modern Maya altar with a combination of Aztec influence or some the combination of 3 of them.
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