ATENEO of language and culture GUARANI Maitei opavavepe David Galeano Olivera the legend of EL CEIBO or legend of ANAI posted by art and culture of Uruguay, the blue and white read original country (click):!ABD38F7EF1C8DAA6! 1087.entry legend on the banks of the Parana, lived an ugly indiecita, of coarse features, called Anahi. It was ugly, but it delighted everyone for their guarani tribe with their songs inspired by their gods and love the land of which were property owners but arrived invaders, those brave, daring and hardened beings of white skin, which razed the tribes and grabbed land, idols, and their freedom in the summer evenings. Anahi was taken captive along with other indigenous people. He spent many days crying and many nights in wakefulness, until one day that dream defeated his Sentinel, the indiecita managed to escape, but in doing so, the Sentinel awoke, and, to achieve its objective, plunged a knife into the chest of her guardian, she quickly fled to the jungle. The cry of the moribund jailer, awoke the other Spaniards, who came out in a Chase that became Hunt’s poor Anahi, who after a while, was achieved by the conquerors. These, in revenge for the death of the guardian, imposed as punishment the death at the stake.

They tied her to a tree and started the fire, which seemed not to want to lengthen their flames towards the Indian maiden, without murmur Word, suffering in silence, with his head tilted to one side. And when the fire began to climb, Anahi was turning into tree, identifying himself with the plant in an astonishing miracle. The following dawn, soldiers were found by the sight of a beautiful tree of green shiny leaves, and velvety red flowers, which was displayed in all its glory, as a symbol of courage and strength to the suffering. Taken from the oral narration.