K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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The narrator tells the story about a merchant who transformed himself into a goat in order to kill an acquaintance he hated. When he failed to kill his acquaintance, he died.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Rivalry; merchants; supernatural powers


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Oral History #126: The Merchant and His Acquaintance who Turned into a Goat



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