Yaushu. The opossum that stole the fire (Cali, Colombia)

World Philosophy Day

Do you know the myth of the Mesoamerican Prometheus?

Among the Mesoamerican narratives we find the myth of the tlacuache, a story that tells us about the journey of a singular hero who gives fire to humans. The Tlacuache is known in Latin America by various names such as comadreja, carachupa, fara, faro, runcho, raposa, chucha, zorrochucho, zorra, zorro, tacuazin, guasalo, tlacuache and tacuache.

The volunteers of New Acropolis Cali, Colombia created this illustrated story in the context of World Philosophy Day.



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