Meet The Man Keeping A Rare Day Of The Dead Bone Cleaning Tradition Alive | Still Standing

1 Views
Neha Sharma
Neha Sharma
11 Mar 2022

In the days leading up to Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, families in Pomuch, Mexico, take their deceased relatives' skeletons out of their tombs for their annual cleaning. The ritual is said to originate with the Mayans, and today, only Catholics here practice it. The pandemic has kept people away from the cemetery for the past two years, and younger generations are unlikely to carry on the tradition for much longer.

MORE STILL STANDING:
Meet The Shaman Using Ancient Chocolate Rituals To Revive Mayan Traditions | Still Standing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9xKQGbtCTI
How Bone Carvers In India Are Keeping A Prehistoric Art Alive | Still Standing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2rEZKPfAIs
Meet The Women Keeping A 2,000-Year-Old Indigenous Craft Alive In Guatemala | Still Standing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7_U0ZBRTsw

------------------------------------------------------

#BusinessInsider #DiadelosMuertos #Mexico

Business Insider tells you all you need to know about business, finance, tech, retail, and more.

Visit us at: https://www.businessinsider.com
Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/businessinsider
BI on Facebook: https://read.bi/2xOcEcj
BI on Instagram: https://read.bi/2Q2D29T
BI on Twitter: https://read.bi/2xCnzGF
BI on Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/disco....ver/Business_Insider
Boot Camp on Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/disco....ver/Boot_Camp/338337

Meet The Man Keeping A Rare Day Of The Dead Bone Cleaning Tradition Alive | Still Standing

Show more

1 Comments Sort By
AshifRaza
AshifRaza 3 months ago

Nice

0 0 Reply
Show more

Up next