K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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The narrator relates what some people from Nahualá say about a saint (statue) named Esquipulas that lives in a mountain near a place called Siete Cruces (Seven Crosses). Almost no one has seen the saint because it is in an inaccessible place.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Saint worship; myth


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Oral History #038: A Sacred Mountain Near Nahualá



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