Tlatolli is the Aztec glyph for noble speech. The ‘volute’ / speech scroll speech refers to ‘noble’, ‘wise’, ‘valuable’, 'true' - speech . . .thus our tag line:
truth telling across turtle island
Xingona Girl Smoke, the pace and posture of permission is a Xicana Indígena mother's poietic exploration of her only daughter's coming of age ceremony (Xilonen) which ends up also being her own. It is a gesture of vulnerability as well as hope for the healing of trauma (susto), cultural resurgence (temazcal // rebozo // in xochitl in cuicatl), and freedom (permission).