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Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas

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  • Posted on Thu Oct 3, 2013
    La Santa Muerte ˆ Mexican Folk Saint Personifying Death A relatively new and controversial folk saint has emerged in the Americas ˆ La Santa Muerte (Saint Death or Most Holy Death,) a syncretic version of the European grim reaper influenced by Meso-American views on death and folk religion. Most media accounts of Santa Muerte focus on the faith practices of traffickers and murderers, but in...
  • Posted on Thu Mar 1, 2018
    Santa Muerte: A Folk Saint in Texas Film ScreeningBook Woman5501 North Lamar #A-105Austin, TX 78751Thursday June 21st (7pm)A Program in BookWoman's monthly "Getting to Know the Goddess" Series Join us for a screening and discussion of Texas Folklife's original documentary film 'Santa Muerte: A Folk Saint in Texas', featuring film executive producers Charlie Lockwood and Cristina Balli. Texas is...