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All Souls' Day began in pre-Columbian Mexico as the Aztec festival of the Goddess of Mictecacihuatl. In the 1960s the Mexican Government made Dia de los Muertos a national holiday in a conscious attempt to unite indigenous and Hispanic traditions.
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The Spanish Conquistadors in sixteenth-century Mexico found that they could conflate their holidays with Aztec observances for Mictecacihuatl, goddess of the underworld, and so we have Dia de los Muertos.

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