Xiuhcoatl Danza Azteca, In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco, Carnaval Parade

The Banner
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The banner was carried by two stout men. Behind them followed smoke.


Xiuhcoatl Danza Azteca   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 10:25:41 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 5 June 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B16_0006
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Pickup Truck
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A pickup truck led the contingent. A man waved from inside the truck. Another man rode in the truck bed while wearing an elaborate headdress.


Xiuhcoatl Danza Azteca   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 10:26:42 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 5 June 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2141
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Smoke And Backlit
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Those marching with Xiuhcoatl Danza Azteca generated smoke using smoldering pots. Children marched alongside them with the morning sun behind.


Xiuhcoatl Danza Azteca   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 10:26:45 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 5 June 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2142
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Women Carried Smoke
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Women, dressed in fancy feathered head-wear and colorful dresses, carried smoke.


Xiuhcoatl Danza Azteca   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 10:26:53 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 5 June 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2151
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Colors Matched
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Each marcher wore a distinctive color with matching feathers.


Xiuhcoatl Danza Azteca   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 10:26:54 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 5 June 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2152
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Silver Breastplate
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A man wore a silver headband and a silver breastplate, and carried a tiny silver umbrella in his hand.


Xiuhcoatl Danza Azteca   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 10:26:57 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 5 June 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2154
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Bird On Head
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Another man wore a bird on his head, shoulder pads, a cartoon on his chest, and a shield on his arm.


Xiuhcoatl Danza Azteca   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 10:27:08 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 5 June 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2161
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Child Sized
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A young woman wore a child-sized headdress and a less elaborate costume.


Xiuhcoatl Danza Azteca   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 10:27:17 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 5 June 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2166
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Walked In Line
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A man and two boys marched together in a line, side by side as if they were a family.


Xiuhcoatl Danza Azteca   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 10:27:56 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 5 June 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2172
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Woman Waved
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A woman waved to the crowd lining the sidewalk.


Xiuhcoatl Danza Azteca   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 10:28:07 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 5 June 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2176
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Support Folk
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Support folk followed behind the costumed marchers. One young child needed to be carried.


Xiuhcoatl Danza Azteca   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 10:28:10 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 5 June 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2177
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