K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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Once upon a time the people in a village would hear the dogs barking loudly at night. The men of the village went out to discover that a man transformed himself into a dog every night. The men killed the dog which and so the transforming witch was killed.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Magic; animals; myth


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Oral History #074: Jun Ajq'u' (A Transforming Witch)



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