K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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A woman from Pasín (a small coastal hamlet of Nahualá) shares stories of how her husband and son used to go to Esquintla (a large city near the Pacific coast) to beg for money and her oldest son works to earn money for food. This narrator continues in another story (#14) in this collection.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Poverty; family affairs


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Oral History #012: A Woman from Pasín Shares Her Problems



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