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Episode 56: Halloween!! New England Vampires & Halloween-type Traditions in Different Cultures

Happy Halloween! It's a holiday and you know what that means...We're giving you all a 2 for 1 special episode! This week you get to hear from Jenna on the New England Vampire Panic, and after that you get to hear from Noelle on different Halloween-like traditions from all over the world. Have a safe and spooky Halloween!


Part 1: New England Vampire Panic News on Belief in Vampires from Around the 1800's

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/96/Believe_in_Vampires.png How People Would Attempt to Prevent Vampirism

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The Grave of Mercy Brown

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Part 2: Halloween-like Traditions from Around the World Dracula Day, Bran Castle - Romania

20 Halloween-Like Traditions From Around the World | Mental Floss

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The Hungry Ghost Festival - Hong Kong

20 Halloween-Like Traditions From Around the World | Mental Floss

BILLY H.C. KWOK/GETTY IMAGES Awuru Odo Festival - Nigeria

(4) Kitchen Adventures with Tracy Independent Pampered Chef Consultant - Posts | Facebook Dia de Los Muertos - Mexico & Other Latin Cultures

Mexico City’s day of the dead parade – in pictures | World news | The Guardian

Photograph: Mario Guzman/EPA


Dia de Las Natitas - Bolivia

Welcome to Ñatitas: Bolivia’s Festival of the Skulls (theculturetrip.com)

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Pitru Paksha - India

20 Halloween-Like Traditions From Around the World | Mental Floss

Pitru Paksha at Banganga Tank, Mumbai, India.FIROZ SHAKIR, WIKIMEDIA COMMONS // CC BY-SA 3.0


Kukeri - Bulgaria

20 Halloween-Like Traditions From Around the World | Mental Floss

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Samhain A.K.A Samhuinn

20 Halloween-Like Traditions From Around the World | Mental Floss

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Manene - Indonesia See Pictures Here: Indonesian community dig up graves to honour the dead by dressing them up - GulfToday


Honorable Mention: Tihar, Festival of Lights & Colors - Nepal

The Origins of Halloween and 7 Other Festivals That Honor the Dead | Heifer International

Photo by Wolf Gordon Clifton on Flickr Episode Sources: Part 1: New England Vampire Panic https://newengland.com/today/living/new-england-history/new-england-vampire-history/

https://nightlyspirits.com/mercy-brown-and-a-vampire-panic/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_England_vampire_panic

https://uamshealth.com/medical-myths/do-a-persons-hair-and-fingernails-continue-to-grow-after-death/ Part 2: Halloween-like Traditions Around the World Welcome to Ñatitas: Bolivia’s Festival of the Skulls (theculturetrip.com)

20 Halloween-Like Traditions From Around the World | Mental Floss

27 Cool and Creepy Halloween Traditions From Around the World – 24/7 Wall St. (247wallst.com)

Indonesian community dig up graves to honour the dead by dressing them up - GulfToday

The Origins of Halloween and 7 Other Festivals That Honor the Dead | Heifer International

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