the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center,
the Arhoolie Foundation,
and the UCLA Digital Library
(La Mujer Liberada). This corrido is about 17 year old Yliana Mendoza who left Salinas, California in search of adventure. She was tired of the traditional upbriging of her parents. She left walking and was picked up by a Marine in Soledad, CA who tried to rape her. The marine ended up killing her and left her body on the highway.