The Ancient Mayan's of Guatemala would keep the skulls of their ancestors and place them on display once per year, on the Day of the Dead. Although the Day of the Dead is not an official holidays recognized by the Catholic church, it is tolerated as the Day of the Dead is celebrated on the same date as All Saint's Day. It is possible that the Spanish tradition of celebrating the Day of the Dead, is not really Spanish at all, but rather Mayan, a tradition adopted by the Spanish upon their arrival...
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