The Spoop Files Podcast

Case File #22: How Our Ween Became Hallowed

October 31, 2018

This week on The Spoop Files, Myia and Alex take a look at some of the holiday traditions celebrated this time of the year. 'Tis the season for spoop, after all!

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History

https://www.onthisday.com/events/october/31

https://www.onthisday.com/events/november/1

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/november1st.html

https://www.onthisday.com/events/november/2

Samhain

https://www.newgrange.com/samhain.htm - A tourism page about Samhain that is very thorough

https://www.circlesanctuary.org/index.php/celebrating-the-seasons/celebrating-samhain - Wiccans just can’t get holidays right, exhibit A

https://www.britannica.com/topic/Samhain - Encyclopedia Britannica entry on Samhain

https://www.history.com/topics/holidays/samhain - History Channel entry on Samhain

https://www.gaia.com/article/modern-paganism-13-rituals-celebrate-samhain - Wiccans just can’t get holidays right, exhibit B

https://www.knowth.com/hill-of-ward.htm - All about Tlachtga, the Hill of Ward

http://mentalfloss.com/article/87401/10-historic-things-happened-halloween

All Saint’s Day

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/christianity/holydays/allsaints_1.shtml

http://catholicstraightanswers.com/what-are-the-origins-of-all-saints-day-and-all-souls-day-are-these-linked-with-paganism-and-halloween/

https://www.britannica.com/topic/All-Saints-Day

https://www.catholic.org/saints/allsaints/

Dia De Los Muertos

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/destinations/north-america/mexico/top-ten-day-of-dead-mexico/ - Ten Things You Should Know About Dia de los Muertos

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/media/dia-de-los-muertos/ - Basic Dia de los Muertos fact sheet

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/what-s-el-d-de-los-muertos-it-s-not-n815966 - NBC Report on Dia de los Muertos

https://www.mexicansugarskull.com/support/dodhistory.html - History of Dia de los Muertos and specifically the sugar skull

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/dia-de-los-muertos_n_4184636 - Huffpost article about Dia de los Muertos

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