Author Archives: Tiffany Leon


This is a true story about magic: “Your great uncle was a brujo (Witch). And he had killed someone. It was from my mom’s side of the family, I don’t know. My mom was small and lived with the mother of the uncle. The uncle had a fight with a neighbor, and killed them. The… Continue Reading »

El Cipitillo

My informant is a service coordinator. She likes to help people. She also migrated from El Salvador to the United States. Most of her stories are from her mother or personal experiences. I talked to my informant over coffee in our house. El Cipitillo is a boy that wears a large charra or sombrero. He… Continue Reading »