Noche Azul: La Sirena
July 16, 2016
As part of Esperanza Peace and Justice Center’s monthly Noche Azul concert series, Azul Barrientos will take her audience through the legends, songs and stories dedicated to "La Tlanchana," the Mexican Siren.
"From our inland towns, the Atltonan Chane, "La Tlanchana" or "Mamá Lanchana." Goddess Woman, resident of the lakes, islets, boulders. water springs and lagoons. Her skin is gray or black, fish-woman, serpent-woman. The Lanchana is our Siren Mother and keeper of our fresh waters." - "Sirena de Tule" by Jorge Arzate S.