Author: Thalia Henao

Thalia Henao has published 2 articles.


‘Tis the season for tamales, mole, and turkey (or pernil). On Thanksgiving, families across the States come together to celebrate with several courses of food and conversation, with the possibility of cocktails or coquitos in between. Some folks come prepared with a new outfit, even though they’ll be celebrating in [...]


Día de los Muertos is a celebration dating to pre-hispanic times with its origins tracing back to Mexico. Indigenous communities, ranging from the Nahuas to the Zapotec, created rituals around death and worshiped the deceased through different practices. For example, one such practice involved sending the deceased off to the [...]