The largest ethnic group in Oaxaca are the Zapotecs. These are the indigenous people of Oaxaca. About of these people live there. It is worth noting that Monte Alban was the cultural center of the ancient Zapotecs.
The Day Of The Dead Schedule of Cemetery visits in Oaxaca, Mexico includes village cemeteries where lights of thousands of candles illuminate the grave sites as people from the village gather during the night vigil. See Cemetery Schedule Below