Bolivia's Day of the Skulls

Video. Bolivia's Day of the Skulls

Bolivians celebrated on Sunday an ancient tradition rooted in indigenous practices where people adorn and honour skulls, called “natitas”, which they believe bring them good fortune and protection.

Bolivians celebrated on Sunday an ancient tradition rooted in indigenous practices where people adorn and honour skulls, called “natitas”, which they believe bring them good fortune and protection.

The natitas spend most of the year indoors, but are traditionally decorated and paraded to the cemetery a week after All Saints Day.

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