In Xochitl, In Cuicatl (2014,Flor y Canto Pink)


Melanie Cervantes
12.5 x 17.5 inches,
8-Color, Hand pulled, Screenprint, Cougar Double Thick 160# Paper, Printed in San Leandro CA 2014

In xochitl, in cuicatl are Nahuatl words for flower and song. Poetry, prayer and song. This print is a celebration of poetry, prayer and song in the Xicanx community.It celebrates practices we have sustained as tradition for thousands of years in spite of invasion and colonialism. This is a sign of our resilience and a method for us to heal from our wounds.