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The narrator tells a story about a sick man who butchered pigs. One day a pig spoke to him and told him he wasn't really a pig, but was actually the man's compadre. He told the man that he was sent to suffer in the mountain for being avaricious his entire life. The pig/compadre then asked the man to deliver his family's goods to the needy so that the lords of the mountain would be spared from suffering for the rest of eternity.
Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico
Animals; redemption; afterlife
Mondloch, James; Miguel Guarchaj Ch'o'x; and Diego Guarchaj. "Oral History #094: A Man Came to the Mountain and Visited With the Owners." (1968). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/laii_kichemaya/37