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Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas

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  • Posted on Fri Aug 18, 2017
                                                  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483,                    ...
  • 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...