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Hundreds of people came out on Monday, November 2 to participate in the annual Dia De Los Muertos festival on Mission Street. There were Altars organized by the Marigold Project set up in Garfield Park prior to the parade. The Altars varied from deeply personal, to school projects, to political ones dedicated to those that have been evicted due to gentrification.
Unlike the Spaniards, who viewed death as the end of life, the natives viewed it as the continuation of life. Instead of fearing death, they embraced it. To them, life was a dream and only in death did they become truly awake. Read more at: http://www.azcentral.com/ent/dead/articles/dead-history.html Sherman Heights Community Center: http://www.shermanheights.com/S.H_9KOM.html