K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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Narrator tells a tale about a lazy rabbit and an industrious coyote who were neighbors. One day the coyote makes a trap to catch the thief stealing vegetables from his garden and discovers that it was the rabbit who was stealing from his garden. This story is similar to another one (#49) in this collection.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Folklore; animals


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Oral History #011: The Rabbit and the Coyote



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