Ofrendas of prayer, poetry, song, or multimedia for healing, inspiration, interconnection, and celebration.
“Hija eres / star dust and tightly wound tobacco / prayer knot offering, the quiver / of communal song...”
Poet Nadine Antoinette Maestas reimagines La Llorona as a protector of water, mourning the poisoning of rivers. Retablo by Rebecca Artemisa.
A grounding practice and ceremony of song from Xicana Indígena climate-justice organizer Niria Alicia. With audio.
Poet Salem Islas-Madlo claims her power as the embodiment of the sacred directions, the elements, and other life on earth. With audio.
Dar a luz—to give birth: A poet shares her experience and ceremony through verse.
Poet Donato Martinez shares two poems about his Indigenous mother.
SC Moreno-Denton shares a meditative poem for those who swim where identities converge.
Performance poet Xolayruca shares that healing intergenerational trauma requires self-love. Listen to her powerful testimonio in verse.
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