K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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Manuel tells the process of cultivating corn on the South Coast of Guatemala beginning with the preparation of the land and ending with the transporting of the corn crop from the coast to Xejuyub'

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Agriculture; corn; harvest


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Oral History #059: The Cultivation of Corn by Manuel López Pasaqajuyub'



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