K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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A lazy boy went to search for his fortune. On his journey he helped several animals that the people were trying to kill. In return, a snake that he had saved helped him escape from bondage with a rich man. Note: This story is similar to other stories(#26, #54, #62 and #138) in this collection.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Folklore; supernatural powers


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Oral History #064: Another Lazy Man



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