K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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Narrator tells the story of a girl who wanted to marry a rich boy instead of the young man her parents had chosen for her. This story warns what happens when women do not accept the the husbands that their parents choose for them.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Superstition; Folklore; marriage values


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Oral History #024: The Girl Who Married the Devil



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