Stories from the Collection: Jesús Malverde Statue

In this episode of “Stories from the Collection,” the DEA Museum explores the legendary tale of Jesús Malverde, a Mexican folk saint. The spiritual icon originated in Sinaloa, Mexico, over one hundred years ago. Learn how a statue of Malverde ended up in the Museum’s collection and the many different ideas and beliefs he represents.

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