orange for harvest, black for death
orange and black were Puritan colors
orange and black were the colors of the Mayflower
It's All Saints Day, not All Souls' Day
the fourteenth century
the first century
an old Celtic tradition involving porridge and beans
an Olde English story about an evil witch
a Welsh tradition involving white stones and a bonfire
They are believed to be dead souls roaming the earth.
Black cats are the harbinger of bad news.
Black cats were in cahoots with vampires.
A meal eaten in silence. The dead are silently told to go away.
a supper to invite those who cannot speak for themselves
a meal to celebrate the lives of people who died
All Saints Eve
All Souls Week
an omen of death
early American settlers
English village children
Michael wearing a ski mask