K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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Narrator tells the story of a young man who wants to divocre his wife and search for another, more attractive woman to marry. After many trials the young man discovers that the ideal woman for him is the woman with whom he is already married. This story is almost identical to another one in this collection (#4), but they have different narrators.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Origin myth; town foundation


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Oral History #025: Marriage Advice



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