K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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This is a story warning of the dangers that can result from adultery. There was a married woman who had multiple lovers. The man planned a way to make her confess, and hopefully change her ways. She finally confessed her infidelity, and agreed to be faithful to her husband in the future.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Marriage tradition; adultery; rape


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Oral History #081: A Man Punished His Wife for Being an Adulteress



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