K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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This story is about a young man that had an uncle who made statues of saints. The youth went to his uncle one day and asked him to paint him up to look like a saint in order to have an affair with two girls. When he was through with the affair he returned home.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Saints; magic; lust


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Oral History #123: A Young Man who Became a Saint



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