K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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A group of people left to attend a religious festival. On their way they had to walk past a jaguar who was destined to eat one of the travelers. The others did their best to protect the ill-fated man upon their return, but the jaguar was able to devour him in spite of their efforts.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Destiny; nature; fate


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Oral History #070: The Faithful Who Went to a Religious Festival



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