Coyolxauhqui: Time, Mexihcah, Antarctica
“Like the moon, our bodies are made of Earth and Theia. We are Coyolxāuhqui’s siblings. My connection to her is deep.”
On learning Mayan backstrap weaving, a sacred art that honors both past and future lineages.
“Put your hands in the dirt. This is where you find us. The Stone Women. The Corn Mothers. This is how you remember us.”
A velación ritual and companion piece to Xochi Quetzalli's Spirit Loss in America.
Holistic health practitioner Bri Martinez suggests ways to raise the vibration of your altar during el otoño, the season of transformation.
“It is the ceremonial teachings that must guide me as I embark on this journey to name, disrupt, and dismantle environmental racism,” says Dr. Virginia Necochea, ED of the New Mexico Environmental Law Center.
Ofrenda Magazine explores Xicana/x and Latinx spiritualities, ancestral connection, curanderismo, and other healing arts. We share wisdom from our community that acknowledges interconnection, promotes wellbeing, and honors the earth.
In this issue of Ofrenda, we look to the movement of the sky and orient ourselves in the seasons. Through their works, the authors in this issue invite you to consider the cosmos and the lineages that swirl through time and tug at us now. They claim their roots as truth and encourage you to do the same. What can the cycles of time teach us? What wisdom from our past is ever-present?