K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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The narrator tells the story of a man who had a very demanding wife. One day while he was sick, she sent him to the forest to chop firewood. While working, he injured himself and a ladino man took him into his home and cured him. When he returned home to his wife she told him he had been gone for seven years.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Work; marital affairs


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Oral History #116: A Brave Woman (Speaking of the Sacred Mountains)



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