The colorful history of Alebrijes and connection to Day of the Dead

KSAT Day of Dead stories highlight tradition and celebration of life and death in Mexico

The Alebrijes of Mexico have a history as colorful as the art itself. In this Day of the Dead story, we trace the roots of these wooden figurines and their cultural significance in Mexico.

SAN ANTONIO – The Alebrijes of Mexico have a history as colorful as the art itself.

In this Day of the Dead story, we trace the roots of these wooden figurines and their cultural significance in Mexico.

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About the Authors:

RJ Marquez is co-host of KSAT News Now and reports for Good Morning San Antonio. He's been at KSAT since 2010 and covered a variety of stories and events across the San Antonio area. He also covers the Spurs for on-air and digital platforms, including his Spurs newsletter. RJ has reported stories for KSAT Explains.