La Xana

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La Xana

  1. 1. LA XANABy Lía Fernández Pareja
  2. 2. The Xana is one of the most famous characters in Asturian legends.
  3. 3. The Xana is known all overEurope as the fairy (or the fairy godmother) .
  4. 4. She is a beautiful, very pale girl with fair, long hair.
  5. 5. She lives in fountains and in cavesnear the mountains and the seas or next to the rivers.
  6. 6. Xanas can be good or bad fairies.Bad Xanas kidnap children, attackpeople and steal food.
  7. 7. Good Xanas wear white or silver dresses, but bad Xanas wear rags.
  8. 8. Some Xanas havebeen captured by acuelebre (another mythological dragon).
  9. 9. They have to keep the cuelebre’s treasure: gold, silver and money,because the cuelebre is very rich.
  10. 10. If you can seethem, youll see they are combing theirhair with a comb made of gold.
  11. 11. They own chickens and hens made of gold too.
  12. 12. Some of themwash clothes inthe river while they sing and dance. Some others makeclothes in their golden spins.

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