“Tonal Achtli, Semilla del Sol, Seed of the Sun”
29 minute English/Spanish DVD
In “Tonal Achtli, Semilla del Sol, Seed of the Sun” Rosa Guerrero narrates a visual journey of millenary history as illustrated by artist Gabriel S. Gaytan. This 29 minute DVD includes Gaytan’s paintings which takes the viewer through a MesoAmerican Visual Literacy experience with art, history and culture. For Mexican-Americans history begins before the arrival of Christopher Columbus and Hernán Cortez. It is a past that has been silenced for over 500 years. We are the Fifth sun the epoch in which a new light shines on the indigenous peoples of the Americas which brings a promise of peace and understanding to Chicanos and their neighbors.