K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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This is a portion of a long traditional K'iche' marriage ceremony. In it we hear the marriage broker's (k'amaal b'e) prayers and advice given by the couple's family members and friends.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Marriage; rituals


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Oral History #132: Marriage Ceremony in the Village of Pasaq, Xejuyub', Nahualá, November 29, 1971



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