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The narrator tells the story of a young man and a buzzard who wanted to trade lives. Finally the two spoke to each other, and were able to magically trade places. While the youth who became a buzzard did not fare well, the buzzard that became a man became successful.
Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico
Supernatural; life; success
Mondloch, James; Miguel Guarchaj Ch'o'x; and Diego Guarchaj. "Oral History #085: A Young Man and a Buzzard Trade Places." (1968). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/laii_kichemaya/71