Nov 14, 2013-
Oct 14, 2013
07:00PM - 08:00PM
Ancient Traditions of the Day of the Dead
Professor Larqué focuses on the ancient celebrations and traditions of the Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) celebration.
Sonoma County Museum
Event Description

Professor Larqué focuses on the ancient celebrations and traditions of the Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) celebration; along with an overview of the philosophy of life and death, the concept of duality and the belief of equality in the universal realm of the Indigenous civilizations. The heart of the lecture will be on the Aztec/Mexica celebration of the dead and how the ancestors of Mesoamerica view death as only one state of the infinite cycle.

Laura Larqué was born and raised in Mexico City, and a Professor of History at Santa Rosa Junior College. She holds a M.A. degree in Sociology from the University of Mexico, and a M.A in History from Sonoma State University. She has been an Aztec dancer for 23 years and considers herself cultural social worker. Her education program can be heard on the public bilingual radio station KBBF.

Fee: $0.00

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Phone: 707-579-1500




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