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In Xochitl, In Cuicatl

“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.


Radio 2050

Radio 2050

January 19, 2009

DJ Aztec Parrot and Elida Margarita Bautista of Berkeley KPFA’s Radio 2050 invited Jesus Barraza and I (Melanie Cervantes) to do a radio interview about our political artwork. We talked…