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"Bone Washing:" A Day of The Dead Tradition

Janelle Pietrzak | Posted 10.28.2015 | World
Janelle Pietrzak

Last year, I had the privilege of traveling to a small Mayan village in the Mexican state of Campeche. There, I photographed the local customs of Day of the Dead or Dia de los Muertos, including one of the most unusual death rituals in the world: "Bone Washing."

Riviera Maya's Day Of The Dead

Matthew Bell | Posted 01.06.2013 | Travel
Matthew Bell

Will you find the same grandeur or drama of the variety that you'd see in Mexico City and its vicinity? No, but Day of the Dead in the Riveria Maya breathes life into the local culture.

Alternate Reality of a Buddhist Temple

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 11.21.2012 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Touching on archeology, history, religion as well as the political fallout due to pillaged artifacts, Echoes of the Past unites viewers in a recreated installation piece.

'Day Of The Dead' Crosses Borders

Posted 12.31.2011 | Latino Voices

Once a little-known and misunderstood tradition celebrated in Southern Mexico and Latin America, the Day of the Dead is crossing over into mainstream ...