a holiday celebrated throughout the world in many cultures under different names. In most Mexican tradition, November 1st is to honor children that have past and the 2nd is to honor adults.
Catholic oriented countries celebrate All Saints Day, many countries honor their deceased with flowers on the graves or with offerings. Honoring the dead is a tradition that has many faces
throughout the world but is affirming to our humanity that almost all cultures have done so throughout history.
Example of an altar honoring the deceased, a Mexican tradition
on the Dia de los Muertos.