"Tonantsin Renace (Tonantsin Reborn)"

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This mural depicts the mother of the Aztec gods, Tonantsin. Its current version is a renovation of a similar mural Colette painted here in 1991.

Inscription:
“'Tonantsin Renace’ is a gift to the people of San Francisco from Colette Crutcher and the Instituto Pro Musica de California.

Tonantsin – Our Mother
Teteu Innan – Mother of the Gods
Tlalli Yiollo – Heart of the Earth, Earth Monster
Coatlicue – Petticoat of Serpents
Hicome Cohuatl – Goddess of Nourishment
Yaocihuatl – Mother Warrior
Chantico – Fire Goddess

Itzpapalotl – Obsidian Butterfly
Quilaztli – She who Makes Green Things Grow”
Chalchiuhtli Ycue – Skirt of Jade, Goddess of the Waters
Tlazolteotl – Goddess of Filth and Cleansing”

Location

3474 16th Street

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