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Creating Culturally Relevant Holiday Curriculum: A Negotiation

Describes the holiday celebration of Dia de los Muertos at Pacific Oaks Children's School in Los Angeles. Considers the decision to celebrate the holiday, preparation for the celebration, its place in the curriculum, its relationship to Halloween, adult conflicts related to personal religious values, children's misunderstanding of the rituals, and conflict maintenance. (KB)

  • Author/Creator: Neubert, Karen, Jones, Elizabeth
  • Date Published: Sep
  • Journal/Secondary Title: Young Children
  • Number: 5
  • Volume: 53
  • Year: 1998

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