The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
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An extremely grim account of religious confraternities in New Mexico and Colorado which practice self-flagellation and other penitent practices, especially on Good Friday.
The article explores the history behind and classifies different types of Muerte (death images) which are pulled on carts by penitents.
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|Subject headings:||BELIEF -- Custom|