K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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A boy talks about his father who was a diviner (day keeper) who used to help his neighbors with his prayers and divinations. Enemies of his father were witches and used to send owls to his family's house at night to frighten them.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Religious affairs; witchcraft


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Oral History #013: A Boy from Pasín Speaks his Beliefs



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