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Marcial Ramirez and Maria Angeles Rios of Yaocuauhtli - Eagle Warrior apply makeup prior to a unique “xilonen” coming-of-age ritual for Josselyn Melanie Cuauhyolotzin at the Salinas home of her parents. Dancers from throughout the Aztec community in California came together to celebrate her passage from childhood to maidenhood.
- Jay Dunn /The Salinas Californian / Gannett. Reproduction or transmission of this copyrighted image is prohibited without written consent.
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