K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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The narrator talks about how diviners/day keepers who found a saint in a mountain near the town of San Antonio Sija built a church for the saint. People from all over used to arrive at the church in San Antonio to ask favors from the miraculous saint.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


San Antonio; diviners; religion


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Oral History #034: The Origin of San Antonio on Sija



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