Mesoamerican, Mexican & Mestizan Deathways

A Massacre in Mexico: The True Story Behind the Missing Forty-Three Students 
by Anabel Hernández

A Path To America Marked By More and More Bodies 
by Manny Fernandez 

A Dreamer’s impossible dilemma: where to die? 
by Lauren Gambino  

Being Undocumented and Queer Means You Cannot Bury Your Dead 
by Yosimar Reyes 

Cages Are Cruel. The Desert Is, Too 
by Francisco Cantú 

Commercializing Death and Desegregating Gender: Twentieth Century Funerary Practices in Central Tejas and the Border 
by Ana M. Juárez and Marta L. Salazar

Day of the Dead II Skulls and Laughter, Artes de México
No. 67, DÍA de MUERTOS II RISA Y CALAVERA: Segunda edición (2011)

Day of the Dead in the USA: The Migration and Transformation of a Cultural Phenomenon 
by Regina M. Marchi

Days of Death, Days of Life: Ritual in the Popular Culture of Oaxaca 
by Kristin Norget

Death and the Divine: The Cihuateteo, Goddesses in the Mesoamerican Cosmovision 
by Anne Key 

Death and the Idea of Mexico 
by Claudio Lomnitz

Death in Mexican Folk CultureAmerican Quarterly 
Vol. 26, No. 5, Special Issue: Death in America (1974)
by Patricia Fernandez Kelly

Death In the Afternoon Podcast – Or Maybe It’s A Ghost?

Deathscapes in Latin America’s Metropolises: Urban Land Use, Funerary Transformations, and Daily Inconveniences 
by Christien Klaufus

Decoding Stories of Border Crossing 

Descripcion De La Solemnidad Fúnebre Con Que Se Honraron Las Cenizas Del Héroe De Iguala, Don Agustin De Iturbide: En Octubre De 1838 
by José Ramón Pacheco

Digging the Days of the Dead: A Reading of Mexico’s Dias De Muertos 
by Juanita Garciagodoy

Five Years Ago, 43 Students Vanished. The Mystery, and the Pain, Remain 
by Marina Franco

Forgotten Dead: Mob Violence against Mexicans in the United States, 1848-1928 
by William D. Carrigan and Clive Webb

Luna Córnea 9. Minoría de edad
by Pamela Scheinman 

Grave Matters: Racism and Segregation in U.S. Cemeteries 
by David Sherman 

I Call Her La Flaca 

Iconography in Mexico’s Day of the Dead: Origins and Meaning,
by Stanley Brandes

In Death, Homeward Bound; Most Mexican Immigrants Are Sent Back for Burial 
by Tripti Lahiri

In Return Home to Mexico Grave, an Industry Rises 
by Eduardo Porter 

Is There a Mexican View of Death? 
Ethos, Vol. 31, No. 1 (2003)
by Stanley Brandes

La fiesta de Los Que Nunca Mueren 
(2019 video series) 
1. Pomuch
2. Oaxaca
3. Xochimilco
4. Chignahuapan
5. Michoacan
6. Aguascalientes

La Portentosa Vida de la Muerte (The Astounding Life of Death) 
by Joaquin Bolaños

La Portentosa Vida de la Muerte (The Astounding Life of Death),
by Salvador Olguín

Los nobles ante la muerte en México: actitudes, ceremonias y memoria
by Verónica Zárate Toscano

Lynch Mobs Killed Latinos Across the West. The Fight to Remember These Atrocities is Just Starting
by Simon Romero 


Mexico’s Other Epidemic: Murdered Women 
by Alejandra Marquez Guajardo 

Miccailhuitl: The Aztec Festivals of the Deceased 
by Michel Graulich

More than 60,000 people are missing amid Mexico’s drug war, officials say

Motherhood On the Battlefield Of Death 
by Sarah Chavez 

Necropolitics, Narcopolitics, and Femicide: Gendered Violence on the Mexico-U.S. Border 
by Melissa W. Wright

Only In Death Do Some Deported Veterans Return Home 
by Joel Angel Juarez

Our Lady of the Bullet as Flak Jacket for Femicide
by Andrew Chesnut 

Poetic notions of death in Mexico no longer fit the grim reality of everyday drug violence 
by Myriam Lamrani  

Political Cartoonist Jose Posada 

Posthumous Transnationalism: Postmortem Repatriation from the United States to Mexico 
by Adrián Félix 

Praying to Godmother Death – New Evidence of Santa Muerte Venerated as ‘Comadre Sebastiana’ in 19th-Century New Mexico 
by Andrew Chesnut

Que Viva Mexico! 

Re-Membering Josefa: Reading the Mexican Female Body in California Gold Rush Chronicles 
by Maythee Rojas

Refusing to Forget

Saint Death (La Santa Muerte),

Segregated, Six Feet Under 

Skulls to the Living, Bread to the Dead 
by Stanley Brandes

Sugar, Colonialism, and Death: On the Origins of Mexico’s Day of the Dead 
by Stanley Brandes

The 43  

The Art of Aztec Mourning 

The Caravan of Mothers Looking for Their Lost Children
BBC News

The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas 
by Monica Muñoz Martinez

The Land of Open Graves: Living and Dying on the Migrant Trail 
by Jason De León

The Most Recognizable Symbol of Dia de Muertos Started As Political Satire 
by Meg Miller 

The Pib 

The Politics of Día de los Muertos: Mourning, Art, and Activism 
by Cary Cordova

The Rebozo: Fashion, Feminism and Death 
by Sarah Chavez 

The Shapeshifting Nature of Días de los Muertos and its Role in Chicanx Culture 
by Laura Medina 

There Was a Woman: La Llorona from Folklore to Popular Culture 
by Domino Renee Perez 

This deported Marine veteran came home the only way he could – in a casket 
by Carmen George

Vida y muerte en el Templo Mayor 
by Eduardo Matos Moctezuma

When Americans Lynched Mexicans 
by William D. Carrigan and Clive Webb

When Deportation Is A Death Sentence 
by Sarah Stillman 

Where Mourning Takes Them: Migrants, Borders, and an Alternative Reality
by David P. Sandell

With Instruments and Odes, Comforting Mexican Mourners,
by Damien Cave 

Women’s Ritual in Formative Oaxaca: Figure Making, Divination, Death and the Ancestors 
by Joyce Marcus 

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