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The Virgin of Guadalupe celebration in Oaxaca by Barbara Lyons-Perez

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The Virgin of Guadalupe celebration in Oaxaca Barbara Lyons-Perez

Guadalupe is the mother of all Mexicans, the savior and succor of the indigenous spirit, protectress of the poor, dark, ailing and humble. She is the Dark Madonna of Indian features, who appeared just after the invasion by the white-skinned Europeans. She is miraculous and comforting, the emotional support to a conquered nation, orphaned from their pantheon of gods and spirits of nature. read more
Published or Updated on: December 21, 2007 by Barbara Lyons-Perez © 2007
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