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The narrator tells the story of a flood that happened a long time ago. It covered all the earth and so people looked for ways to save themselves. Some who rapped themselves in straw mats became armadillos; Others went underground and also became animals. This story is an abbreviated version of another story (#42) in this collection.
Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico
Mondloch, James; Miguel Guarchaj Ch'o'x; and Diego Guarchaj. "Oral History #029: The Origin of the Monkeys and the Gophers." (1968). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/laii_kichemaya/118