ANTHROPOLOGY STUDENTS TO BUILD "DAY OF THE DEAD" ALTAR
of Illinois at Chicago students will construct an elaborately decorated
altar to|welcome, celebrate and honor the spirits of the deceased
on the annual "Day of the Dead," an important religious event celebrated
in Mexico. The construction is a project in the course "The Ethnography
of Mesoamerica," taught by anthropology instructor Maria Aviles.
The altar will remain in place for one week.