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A long time ago there was a terrible famine and the people were dying of hunger. An animal named Awachiyak led them to a large cliff with a rock face. They discovered that the rock was hollow, and there was corn inside. An angel broke open the rock with a lightning bolt, and corn poured out. Note: This story is similar to other stories (#40 y #143) in this collection.
Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico
Agriculture; corn; magic
Mondloch, James; Miguel Guarchaj Ch'o'x; and Diego Guarchaj. "Oral History #061: The Origin of Corn." (1968). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/laii_kichemaya/77