Cana Nation Rising

Every smile and every tear I’ve shed

has embedded itself deeply

in the follicles

of the hairs

on my head.
 

Cana nation rising

spewing forth warriors

by the dozens.

 

An army of wisdom

age and experience

stand at attention

in formation

spewing forth in unison

like the river of my life

full of experiences

age

wisdom gained

and lessons learned.

 

Cana nation does not lie.

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Iris Rodriguez

Artivist / Journalist / Rascuacha Tech / Network Producer at Xica Media
Iris Rodriguez is a digital strategist, multimedia producer, author, musical artist, and poet from San Antonio, Texas.Since 2002 her body of work has addressed environmental racism/justice, family detention,decolonization, cultural arts, guerrilla media, Xicanisma and public archives.
Her upcoming book, Return To The Red Road, is a collection of poetry, art, and stories about her journey through decolonization.Her newly opened musical production house, Tezcatlipoca Records, produces music of modern Cemanahuac.Her latest album, La Cultura Nos Cura, is a fusion of cumbia and indigenous Mexican instruments, earth- and spirit-conscious lyrics, and decolonial themes.Read full bio here.
Channels: Xicana Chronicles | End Family Detention | Xica Nation | Tezcatlipoca Records | MTX Files | Sound Cloud | Chinati Ixtlan | Texas UFW 2016
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