By Nasario García
“The magic of storytelling remains to be with us. At domestic or within the lecture room, tales resembling those will spark the mind's eye and inspire reading.”—Rudolfo Anaya, writer of Bless Me, Ultima
The well known cuentos that folks and grandparents in rural New Mexico as soon as upon a time instructed their young ones are a wealthy resource of the folklore of the area and provide pleasurable leisure. during this number of bilingual tales concerning the Río Puerco Valley, the place Nasario García grew up, he stocks the traditions, myths, and tales of his native land. He recounts tales of the evil eye and chicken racing, the Wailing lady and the punishing of the santos. previous each one story is García’s short clarification of the historical past and tradition at the back of the story.
ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
Nasario García is the writer of many books of reports, poems, and folklore from New Mexico. you could study extra approximately García’s paintings by way of traveling his site, www.nasariogarciaphd.com.
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