K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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The narrator tells a story about a woman who had three sons. The youngest killed his mother and harvested her organs. When the older brothers discovered what their brother had done, they beat him. Later he was sentenced to death for killing his mother.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Family affairs; jealousy; matricide


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Oral History #113: Three Young Men, One of Whom Killed His Mother



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