K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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The narrator tells the story about a family and neighbors gathering together for a man's wake. During the wake, the man awoke, and began to speak to those present. He exhorted those who heard him to live virtuous lives so they would go to heaven when they died.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Afterlife; repentence; religion


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Oral History #058: The Good Rewarded and the Bad Punished



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