The Visitation / La Visitación
I thought the infamous La Llorona deserves a break from her eternal curse of weeping and wailing long enough to be comforted by a few special Monarch butterflies. In fact, a very, very old La Que Sabe told me once that these butterflies find her every year on their migration south... More
A visual interpretation of the ancient myth of La Loba, Wolf Woman / La Que Sabe, The One Who Knows.
They say she lives among the rotten granite slopes in Tarahumara Indian territory. They say she is buried outside Phoenix near a well. She is said to have been traveling south to Monte Alban in a burnt out car with the back window shot out. She is said to stand by the highway near El Paso, or ride shotgun with truckers to Morelia, Mexico, or that she has been sighted walking to to market above Oaxaca with strangely formed boughs of firewood on her back. She is called by many names: La Huesera, Bone Woman, La Trapera, The Gatherer, and La Loba, Wolf Woman.
- Clarissa Pinkola Estés, PhD
Full story HERE.