In our fifth episode we discuss La Xtabay, a frightening demon from Yucatec folk and urban legend! We discuss the possible sources of this fascinating tale, as well as how it both conforms to and subverts popular ideas of morality.
This episode has a TRIGGER WARNING for discussions of suicide.
"The influences of some Mexican folklore and beliefs on Mexican life"by Leona Lillian Lampi
Yucatán Today- "The Legend of Xtabay"