Dia de los muertos VOCAB

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ofrenda
offerings to honor the dead
pan de muerto
bread of the dead
cempazuchitl
yellow marigolds that are symbols of death
calaca
whimsical skeleton figure that represents death
calaveras
colorful iced sugar skulls
cascarones
Festive egg shells that are filled with confetti and trimmed in glitter
alfeniques
Poems and songs written about the festival
papel picado
the art of Mexican paper cutting
copal
burning incense left at altars
dia de los muertos
Day of the Dead
angelitos
souls of children who have died
Jose Guadalupe Posada
illustrator whos satircal drawing 'La Catrina' is one of the most recognizable figured of Day of the Dead
festival
The Day of the Dead is a _________ for those that have passed.
beginning
Death is the __________ step of one's beautiful existance
thousands of years ago
The day of the Dead first started _______________________.