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The Monarchs' Arrival and Mexican Traditions
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The Monarch's Arrival and Mexican Traditions


The first monarchs traditionally reach their winter home in Mexico by the first of November. People connect the monarchs' arrival with two events that occurr at the time: the corn harvest, a seasonal event, and Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), a cultural event.

Essential Question:
How are Mexico's traditions connected to the arrival of monarchs?



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