K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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Narrator tells story of a married couple would criticize others for drinking alcohol. But one day got very drunk themselves and were arrested and sent to jail. The moral of the story is that we should not judge others because we don't know what errors we may commit.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Morality; Vices


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Oral History #043: A Pretentious Couple Was Punished



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