Dia de los muertos Invocation and Celebration
Martha Ramirez-Oropeza, artist and adjunct lecturer in the César E. Chávez Department of Chicana/o Studies, will lead a traditional Day of the Dead invocation ritual outside Haines Hall, followed by a discussion in the CSRC Library with professors Ofelia Cruz Morales and Delfina de la Cruz. Morales and de la Cruz will discuss how their native village Chicontepec, Veracruz, sets ofrenda for its traditional Xantolo (Day of the Dead). The presentation and discussion will be given in Nahuatl and Spanish, with English translations provided.
This event is free and open to the public.
This event is organized by the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center.