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Narrator tells a story about a prisoner from Nahualá who survives his prison sentence by eating animal hide. When he is released, he rescues the people of Nahualá from a monster then arrives home to discover that his wife had re-married in his absence.
Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico
Folklore; magic; betrayal
Mondloch, James; Miguel Guarchaj Ch'o'x; and Diego Guarchaj. "Oral History #010: The Prisoner." (1968). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/laii_kichemaya/148