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This story is about a poor young Indian man named Juan who fell in love with the daughter of the king of the forest. When the king discovered that his daughter had married an Indian, he became angry. Finally the young couple ran away, and the king and his wife were never able to find them again. Note: This story is similar to other stories (#95 and #121) in this collection.
Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico
Marriage; adultery; royalty; elopement
Mondloch, James; Miguel Guarchaj Ch'o'x; and Diego Guarchaj. "Oral History #137: A Young Man Who Won the Daughter of a King." (1968). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/laii_kichemaya/31