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Narrator tells the tale of a chile seller who had his horse stolen by a thief. When he is captured the thief tells the chile seller that he was leaving him a magic rock inside the saddle bag on the horse. This magic rock, which turns into a horse, turns the chile seller into a thief.
Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico
Folklore; magic; robbery
Mondloch, James; Miguel Guarchaj Ch'o'x; and Diego Guarchaj. "Oral History #022: The Thief's Magic Stone." (1968). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/laii_kichemaya/136